$32.5M Buys 92,927 Rifle-Mounted IlluminatorsAug 31, 2005 05:51 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
Insight Technology Inc. in Londonderry, NH received a $32.5 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for a minimum of 50 each Special Operations Peculiar Modification (SOPMOD) Visible Bright Light III (VBL III), and a maximum of 92,877 each production quantity of VBL III and associated data for the M4 Carbine in support of the United States Special Operations Command. “VBL” is acronym-speak for “flashlight-like device that mounts to a gun to keep soldiers’ hands free”. Insight Technology’s M6X is one example, though not necessarily the subject of this contract.
Work on this contract will be performed in Londonderry, NH and is expected to be complete by August 2010. This contract was competitively procured, with 2 offers received via Navy Electronic Commerce on-line and the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, IN issued the contract (N00164-05-D-8568).