ILION, N.Y. -- Remington Outdoor Company Incorporated will be fulfilling a contract for the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Representative Richard Hanna announced the nearly $50 million commercial sale contract on Monday. They'll be producing more than 50,000 R4 carbine rifles.
Much of the work will be completed by Remington's Mohawk Valley employees in Ilion with parts coming from other Remington facilities in more than 20 states. Work on the contract is expected to begin immediately and will be completed by 2014.