Federal Premium Ammunition is the top manufacturer of mil-spec 223 and 5.56 NATO ammunition in the United States. As a division of defense contractor Alliant Techsystems, it operates the US government’s ammunition plant at Lake City in Independence, Missouri in addition to its own headquarters and factory in Anoka, Minnesota. Federal was founded in 1922 and experienced rapid through then-unusual marketing tactics such as selling ammo in non-sporting retail outlets. It was one of several ammunition contractors for the US military during World War II.
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Posted On: 9/28/11 By: Sean