FN Manufacturing Wins Contract To Build MK 19 Spare Receivers For The U.S. Army

MK19 40mm Grenade Machine Gun
MK19 40mm Grenade Machine Gun
FNH USA
FNH USA

McLean, Va. --(Ammoland.com)- FNH USA, LLC announced today that FN Manufacturing, LLC in Columbia, SC has received a new, three year, $77 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to build MK 19 spare receivers for the U.S. Army.

This award is in addition to the $27 million contract the company currently has from the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) to produce MK 19 grenade machine guns through August 2015.

“We are pleased that FN Manufacturing has been selected to produce the MK 19 spare receivers,” said Mark Cherpes, FNH USA President and CEO.

“Since its founding in 1989, FN Manufacturing has proudly built a variety of military firearms for all branches of the U.S. Military including iconic products such as the M240, M249, M4 and M16 rifles. We are extremely proud of the high-quality and reliable firearms we build for our service men and women and look forward to continuing this tradition in the years to come.”

Founded in 1989, FN Manufacturing, LLC, is a precision manufacturing facility located in Columbia, SC that is responsible for all U.S. production activities for its parent company, FN Herstal S.A. FN Herstal is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for the military, law enforcement and commercial markets. A pioneer in innovative firearm technology since the days of John M. Browning, the company supplies a variety of products to customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit us at www.fnmfg.com.

Founded in 1998 in McLean, VA, FNH USA, LLC provides sales, marketing and government relations services in the U.S. for its parent company, FN Herstal S.A. FN Herstal is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for the military, law enforcement and commercial markets. A pioneer in innovative firearms technology since the days of John M. Browning, the company supplies a variety of products to customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit us at www.fnhusa.com.

FN Manufacturing in Columbia, SC
FN Manufacturing in Columbia, SC
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