The requirement will result in an indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) firm fixed price contract against which individual delivery orders will be placed. Estimated quantity is approximately 4,800,000 rounds of .357 Sig duty ammunition per year, totaling 24,000,000 over the life of the contract. Key criteria for the duty ammunition includes, but is not limited to meeting ballistic criteria in the Statement of Work (SOW).
The Government will award a contract to the one responsible offeror whose proposal meets the Government’s requirements and represents the best value to the Government.
I still think these massive government ammo purchases are an effort to keep ammo prices high and quantities scarce in the private market. And why not? The same sort of government manipulation worked with gas prices.
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