AMERICAN EAGLE 5.7X28MM 40GR FMJ
AMERICAN EAGLE (FEDERAL) CALIBER: 5.7x28mm BULLET WEIGHT: 40 GRAIN BULLET STYLE: FMJ CASING: Brass QUANTITY: 500 ROUNDS PER CASE MUZZLE VELOCITY: 2250 FPS FACTORY ID: FPS MADE IN USA…
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american eagle ammo
American eagle ammo ammunition manufacturer. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vista Outdoor and is located in Anoka, Minnesota. With a work force of nearly 1,500, Federal makes shotshell, centerfire, and rimfire ammunition and components.
On April 27, 1922, Charles L. Horn took control of a small plant in Anoka, Minnesota and refounded Federal Cartridge Corporation.
Horn launched a distribution plan to merchandise Federal products in grocery stores, barbershops, and gas stations. In 1941, Federal won an $87-million contract from the U.S. government (approx. $1.3 billion in 2010) to build and operate the $30-million Twin City Ordnance Plant (TCOP). Federal ranked 59th among United States corporations in the value of World War II military production contracts.
In 1977, William B. Horn introduced Federal’s Premium line of centerfire rifle and shotshell ammunition. The Premium line did not just load Federal’s own bullets. Federal also loaded its Premium line with highly regarded projectiles from other manufacturers such as Nosler Partition and Sierra boat-tail. Federal insisted on extremely tight tolerances. As a result, the factory-made Premium line achieved accuracy, performance, and quality, usually associated with hand-loaded ammunition. As of March 2019, Federal still used projectiles from numerous manufacturers.
Federal also owned Hoffman Engineering, a company that made electronic enclosures. In 1985, a group of private investors, including Kelso & Company, BancBoston Capital, and members of company management purchased Federal. Federal and Hoffman engineering were united under the name Federal-Hoffman and taken private during the sale. In 1988, Pentair, a diversified manufacturer based in Minnesota, agreed to acquire FC Holdings Inc., the holding company for Federal-Hoffman, for $175 million in cash and the assumption of debt. Federal-Hoffman has since split, and Federal is currently owned by Vista Outdoor. Vista Outdoor, formerly the outdoor and sporting goods division of Alliant Techsystems, was spun off in February 2015. Federal Cartridge rebranded as “Federal Premium Ammunition” in 2002
AMERICAN EAGLE (FEDERAL)
BULLET WEIGHT: 40 GRAIN
BULLET STYLE: FMJ
QUANTITY: 500 ROUNDS PER CASE
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 2250 FPS
FACTORY ID: FPS
MADE IN USA
|BULLET WEIGHT||40 GRAIN|
|NUMBER OF ROUNDS||500|