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Guns - Personal Weapons | Middle East - Other | Other Corporation | Support & Maintenance | USA

$8.1M, Get ‘Yer Refurbished AKs…

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USMC LCpl Cheema & AK(click to view full) MPRI in Alexandria, VA received an $8.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for the M16/M4/M203 – and the AK-47 refurbishment program. You can do nearly anything to a Kalashnikov and they’ll still fire, which is exactly as its designers intended. Still, it never hurts to put them in the best condition possible. We’ve got friends on both sides of the M-16 vs. AK-47 debate… and there’s always the Wikipedia article if you feel compelled to participate. Work will be performed in Baghdad, Iraq (60%), and Taji, Iraq (40%), and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2007. This was a sole source contract initiated on April 20, 2007 by the Joint Contracting Command in Baghdad, Iraq (W91GY0-07-C-0035).

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