Department of Homeland Security Awards Speer Gold Dot with Contract
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), recently awarded Speer, a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., a contract providing up to 120 million rounds of 124-grain, 9mm Luger Gold Dot Duty ammunition. Starting delivery in 2018, the contract will provide to multiple DHS law enforcement components and other federal agencies for up to five years.
“Speer Gold Dot has a long history of providing trusted performance time and time again for our nation’s law enforcement and military. We’re very proud to provide Gold Dot to the DHS for their duty ammunition needs,” Jason Nash, Product Director of Speer, said.
Headquartered in Lewiston, Idaho, USA, Speer has a long-standing reputation for making fine bullets and in 1996 became one of the first US ammunition manufacturers to achieve ISO 9001 certification for quality. The company manufactures a variety of bullets and cartridges for law enforcement, reloading and sporting applications.