Posted December 20, 2017 7:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Speer makes some damn good ammo. Gold Dots fill a lot of magazines and have a lot of lives trusted to it. That makes sense because it’s quality ammo with a track record of reliability.

Now, they’re getting a nice contract from the Department of Homeland Security on top of everything else.

Speer announced on Tuesday that the Immigration Customs Enforcement arm of the Department of Homeland Security awarded the company a potentially huge contract for 9mm ammunition.

The contract, for as much as 120 million rounds of 124-grain, 9mm Luger Gold Dot Duty ammunition, will make the round available to a number of agencies inside Homeland Security in addition to ICE over the next five years. Besides the immigration service, DHS encompasses the Air Marshal Service, Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Secret Service, among others.

“Speer Gold Dot has a long history of providing trusted performance time and time again for our nation’s law enforcement and military,” said Jason Nash, product director. “We’re very proud to provide Gold Dot to the DHS for their duty ammunition needs.”

Let’s be clear, 120 million rounds is nothing to sneeze at.

It’s not as good as …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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