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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Awards Federal Premium Ammunition a .40 HST Ammunition Contract

ANOKA, Minnesota – March 2, 2018 – U.S.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently awarded Federal Premium a major ammunition contract. Starting delivery in 2018, the contract provides for up to 180 million rounds of .40 caliber Tactical HST duty ammunition to multiple Department of Homeland Security law enforcement components and other federal agencies for up to five (5) years. This contract will provide the organization’s agents and officers with .40 caliber duty and training ammunition.

This contract will provide the organization’s agents and officers with the legendary performance that has made HST a dependable and popular choice with law enforcement worldwide for two decades.

“Law enforcement and federal agencies put it all on the line for our safety and freedoms. They should expect nothing less from their ammunition,” said Mike Holm, Product Director at Federal Premium. “Federal Premium provides the top-quality products they need to have full confidence in any situation. HST has a long history of providing trusted performance time and time again for our nation’s law enforcement.”

HST’s expanded diameter and weight retention produce the desired penetration without over-penetrating. Its bullet nose profile, nickel-plated case, Federal primer, and clean-burning, low-flash propellants provide the ultimate in function and reliability in semi-automatic handguns.

7 Responses to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security Awards Federal Premium Ammunition a .40 HST Ammunition Contract”

  1. Jeff S says:

    So… about that conversion to 9mm.

    • Tony J Edmond II says:

      It’s going to take a few years for all of DHS to transition completely to 9mm this contract is for DHS agents who still carry 40 cal.

    • smash says:

      It will happen when they cycle out to the next generation of Glocks

  2. FormerDirtDart says:

    Great, now we can expect to enjoy some new conspiracy theories about how DHS/FEMA is buy 180 million rounds of ammo this year, and REX 84, FEMA camps, gun confiscations, prison trains and shadow governments/NWO

    Now, if some info on Jade Helm 18 could come out…