Colt's Manufacturing Co. has won $57.7 million contract to supply up to 10,000 additional M4 and M4A1 5.56mm carbine rifles to Jordan, Morocco, Afghanistan, Senegal, Tunisia and Pakistan.
Work will be performed in West Hartford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 20, 2019, US Department of Defense said in a statement Friday.
The Colt M4 is a shorter and lighter variant of the M16A2 assault rifle. It is air-cooled, direct impingement gas-operated, magazine-fed carbine. It has a 14.5 in (370 mm) barrel and a telescoping stock.
Colt Canada has won a $32-million contract to provide 1148 C6A1 FLEX Machine Guns for the countrys Armed Forces. "The Canadian government will purchase 1148 new C6A1 FLEX General Purpose Machine Guns from Colt Canada," Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was quoted as saying by
Colt Defense and FN America have won a $212 million contract to provide M4 and M4A1 carbines to the US Army. The contract runs through Sept
US based Firearms manufacturer Colt has filed for bankruptcy after it failed to garner support of bondholders for a debt reshaping agreement, the company said in a statement last Sunday. "Colt plans to try to reduce its $355 million debt burden via a court-supervised auction of its business, to generate proceeds to repay some of its lenders," Wall Street Journal reported Monday, 15, June 2015
General Dynamics Canada is incorporating the Variable Message Format (VMF) interface into Colt Canada's Soldier Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices (SWORD) system, extending data exchange capability all the way to the dismounted soldier. Developed as an alternative to radio-centric individual soldier systems, the SWORD system integrates weapon-mounted surveillance and targeting devices with ruggedized smartphone technology, bringing critical situational-awareness information directly to the soldier via their weapon
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