Carter Enterprises, KDH Defense Systems win $794 million contract for US Marines' tactical vests

  • 12:00 AM, September 29, 2009
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Carter Enterprises, Brooklyn, N.Y. is being awarded an $414,427,770 contract for plate carriers, improved modular tactical vests and associated spare and repair parts. An initial delivery order in the amount of $78,936,987 will be issued. Work will be performed in Brooklyn, N.Y. (77 percent); Sunrise, Fla.,(23 percent), and work is expected to be completed September 2014. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. -- KDH Defense Systems, Johnstown, Pa. is being awarded an estimated maximum value $380,260,385 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for plate carriers, improved modular tactical vests and associated spare and repair parts. An initial delivery order in the amount of $88,732,482 will be issued. Work will be performed in Eden, N.C., (33 percent); Johnstown, Pa.,(22 percent); Lares, P.R., (30 percent); Mayaguez, P.R., (10 percent); Fenton, Mo., (5 percent), and work is expecte to be completed September 2014. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
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