So why exactly does the US Department of Agriculture need a force kitted out like your friendly neighborhood SWAT team? IS livestock shooting back now?
Solicitation Number: USDAOIGWEA-5-7-14Notice Type: Sources SoughtSynopsis: Added: May 07, 2014 2:03 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical acquisition of submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W, ambidextrous safety, semi-automatic or 2 shot burts trigger group, Tritium night sights for front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore grip) and scope (top rear), stock-collapsilbe or folding, magazine - 30 rd. capacity, sling, light weight, and oversized trigger guard for gloved operation.Link
h/t Of Arms and the Law