$10.6M for M113 Add-on ArmorSep 30, 2007 16:29 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
BAE Systems Land and Armaments Inc. in York, PA received the full delivery order amount of $10.6 million as part of a firm-fixed-price contract for M113 Family of Vehicles Add-on Armor and Foreign Military Sales Payback. M113 tracked armored personnel carriers and command post variants have been used in Iraq by US forces, converted into an award-winning EM113A2 variant for riot control, deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq by NATO countries, and given to the Afghan Army.
Work will be performed in York, PA and is expected to be complete by May 1, 2008. This was a sole source contract initiated on May 8, 2007 by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MI (W56HZV-05-G-0005).