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FN to Provide 18,000 SAW Gun Barrels

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FN’s M249 “Minimi” FN Manufacturing in Columbia, SC received a $12 million firm-fixed-price-supply contract for 18,000 barrels for the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) 5.56mm light machine gun. Three bids were solicited on June 17, 2005 and one bid was received. Work will be performed at FN Manufacturing’s Columbia, SC facilities, and will be completed on July 31, 2010. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Rock Island facility in Rock Island, IL issued the contract (W52H09-05-D-0281).

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