SIG Sauer, Already The Largest U.S. Firearms Exporter, Could Grow Bigger With Rule Change
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Earlier this year, Newington-based SIG Sauer announced the latest in a string of sizeable contracts: the Indian Army agreed to pay the gun maker a reported $72 million for 72,400 rifles for its infantry soldiers.
The guns will be manufactured in New Hampshire, where SIG Sauer has rapidly expanded its operations in recent years. That growth is fueled by deals with the U.S. Army and domestic law enforcement agencies, as well as lucrative contracts with police and military forces in 80 countries.