Sabre Defence Industries Awarded M16 Rifle Contract (M16A3 & M16A4 Rifles)

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The following is a Saber Defence Industries press release:

NASHVILLE, TN (July 15, 2008)- Sabre Defence Industries, LLC (SDI), a government contractor for the manufacture of machine gun parts and accessories and commercial XR15 rifles, is proud to announce that Sabre Defence has been awarded an IDIQ contract for a minimum of 4,952 M16A3 and 702 M16A4 rifles to support the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and foreign military customers. Nine bids were received with Sabre being only the third company in the 45-year M16 history, besides Colt and FN, to be awarded a contract to supply a Mil-Spec M16 to the U.S. government.

The M16 project will take place at Sabre Defence’s Nashville, Tennessee facility and is expected to be completed by end of December, 2010. Sabre’s growing reputation as a top quality manufacturer of XR model rifles in the commercial market will not be affected by the military contract. Production continues to meet demand of the highly accurate XR15A3 series rifles and new models are…

scheduled to be released in the coming months.

For more information on any of Sabre Defence’s rifles, handguns, or barrel assemblies, log on to or call 615-333-0077.

About Sabre Defence Industries:

Founded in the USA in 2002, Sabre Defense Industries, LLC manufactures Browning M2 .50-caliber machine guns, barrels, and precision engineered XR15 rifles and assemblies for the commercial, law enforcement and the military markets. Sabre Defence is an ISO 9001-2000 certified company with factories in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Company Contact Info:

Sabre Defence Industries, LLC

450 Allied Drive

Nashville, TN 37211

P: 615-333-0077

F: 615-333-6229

Media Contact:

For more information on Sabre Defence Industries, the new M16 contract or any of their products, please contact Laura Burgess.

Laura Burgess
Laura Burgess, LLC
Public Relations for Sabre Defence Industries
PO Box 4730
Portsmouth, NH 03802
P: 603-436-1748
F: 603-436-6473

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