Federal Premium Secures Ammunition Contract from U.S. Naval Surface Warfare

The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane Division, operated under the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command, has committed to a five-year contract with Federal Premium. Beginning in 2018, Federal Premium will deliver up to $20 million in 40-caliber frangible training rounds featuring their lead-free Catalyst high-performance primer.

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“We’re proud the U.S. Navy for this important contract,” said Jason Nash, Senior Director of Marketing.  “Our Catalyst lead-free priming technology is a major breakthrough and we’re excited to see it used by those that protect our freedom.”

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Clean-burning Catalyst is not hygroscopic, so it won’t absorb ignition-inhibiting moisture and always delivers the most reliable ignition possible. In addition to surefire performance, Catalyst fuels a more efficient powder burn, improving the consistency of bullet velocities.

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