Iraq Orders Taos Non-Standard 7.62×39 Ammunition
Iraq – -(Army-Technology.com)- The Republic of Iraq has awarded a $30.2m contract to Taos Industries of the US for 33,400,938 rounds of non-standard ammunition.
Non-standard ammunition refers to non-Nato standard weapons such as the Soviet calibre 7.62×39 used in AK-47-type assault rifles, which Iraq is replacing with the American 5.56mm M4 carbine.
Earlier this year Taos Industries, a subsidiary of Agility Logistics, also received a non-standard ammunition contract from the Afghan Army.
Founded in 1991, Taos Industries is in the business of supporting the U.S. government and its allies by providing global procurement services for commercial and military spare parts and systems. We specialize in the procurement of military systems and equipment and spare parts of foreign origin. Taos provides complete procurement services for its customers from the identification of qualified foreign manufacturers and sources of supply, to contracting, financing, quality assurance, inspection, packaging, safety certification and shipping. Taos also provides full spectrum logistical services in the areas of base operations, transportation, warehousing, and material management.