BAE Systems Receives Follow-On Order Worth $14.8 Million for MOLLE Components from Defense Logistics Agency
PHOENIX - BAE Systems has been awarded a $14.8 million follow-on order from the Defense Logistics Agency for production of Core Rifleman and Large Rucksack Modular Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment (MOLLE) system sets. The MOLLE system is the primary field equipment piece for the U.S. Armed Forces and incorporates 37 components. Primarily comprised of vests, pockets, packs, and hydration systems, the MOLLE system enables soldiers to carry the necessary equipment critical to their mission.
“BAE Systems is very pleased to have received this new order for MOLLE sets and components from the Defense Logistics Agency,” said Sean Martin, vice president, sales and business development of Individual Equipment for BAE Systems. “This new order further supports our military service men and women with combat readiness through sustainment of this critical piece of individual equipment.”
Issued under a $258.9 million multi-year contract received in August 2006, these orders bring the total accumulated amount to $183.8 million. Production will be completed at facilities located in Arizona, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania with deliveries scheduled for March through June 2008.
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