Remington Outdoor Co. receives $47 million contract

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Remington Outdoor Co. has been awarded a $47 million contract to produce more than 50,000 R4 carbine rifles for the Philippines armed forces, U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna announced Monday.

Work on the contract is scheduled to begin immediately and will be completed in 2014. The work will be completed in Ilion with components sourced from Remington's facilities and suppliers across 20 states. More than 50,000 R4 carbine rifles will be manufactured, along with accessories, spare parts and training.

Remington Outdoor Co. is the parent company of Remington Arms.

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