Some good news for Remington Arms in Ilion.

Congressman Richard Hanna says the gun maker has received an 80-million dollar contract to produce more than five-thousand sniper rifles for the U.S. military.

Hanna says the awarding of the contract to Remington further shows that they are the premier manufacturer of sniper rifles for our Armed Forces.

The contract will be awarded over the course of ten years.

Click here for details on the Remington MSR rifle.