AÂ RheinmetallÂ subsidiary has secured $6.8 million in orders from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps for infantry ammunition and special effects ordnance products.
The company said Wednesday its Camden, Arkansas-basedÂ American Rheinmetall Munitions subsidiary will produce 40mm x 46 practice cartridges for Marines under a $3 million order.
ARM will also provideÂ MK 24 MOD 0 flash-bang grenades to the Marine this year through a $3.8 million delivery order.
Production of the grenades willÂ occur at Rheinmetall’s facility in Trittau, Germany.
The German companyÂ manufactures 40mm ammunition, weapons and fire control systems forÂ armed forces and law enforcement agencies worldwide.