Wilson Announces $5.3 Million Contract to FNMI

Jan 19, 2005
Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) announced that the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $5.3 million contract to FN Manufacturing, Inc. (FNMI), of Columbia, South Carolina. As part of a $24.3 million continuing contract to FNMI, this funding will be used to modernize machine guns. “Once again, the U.S. Department of Defense is entrusting FNMI to provide the finest military equipment available to our troops.” said Wilson. “ I am pleased that the Columbia community and the American military continue to benefit from FNMI’s excellent work.” “FN is a great South Carolina company that continues to set the standard in equipping our men and women fighting the war on terror. I applaud them for receiving this contract,” said Senator Jim Demint.