FN America M240 U.S. Army
U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Kane, from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, pulls security on top of a roof during a surveillance of neighborhoods in Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 6, 2007. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Tierney Nowland)

The following is a release from FN America:

FN America announced Monday that it has received a new indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Department of the Army to build M240 B, C, D and H machine guns and spare receivers for the U.S. Army.

The contract, awarded on Dec. 9, 2014, includes four one-year ordering periods with a total value not to exceed $84.6 million.

“We are pleased that FN America has been selected to produce the M240 family of machine guns for the U.S. Army,” Mark Cherpes, FN America President and CEO, said in a statement. “Since 1989, FN has produced more than two million firearms for the U.S. military at our Columbia, S.C., manufacturing facility. 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 addition to the M240 family of machine guns, FN America also produces M4/M4A1 carbines, M16 rifles, MK19 grenade machine guns, M249 SAWs and the MK46 and MK48 machine guns.

For more information about FN America or FN products, visit FNHusa.com.

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