$74.6M in 40mm GrenadesAug 05, 2005 09:19 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
The Army Field Support Command in Rock Island, IL has issued a pair of firm-fixed-price multi-year contracts for the 40MM Grenade Family System. This group includes 40mm grenades fired from the M203 launcher that attaches to the M16A2/M4 rifle [M433 High-Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) anti-armor and anti-personnel, M583 star flare parachute round, M781 practice dye rounds, and M918 target practice rounds], as well as ammunition for the Mk19 40mm grenade machine gun: [M385I Training Practice, M430 High-Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) anti-armor and anti-personnel].
Bids were solicited by the World Wide Web on Nov. 15, 2004, and six bids were received. The contracts will be complete by Sept. 30, 2010, and both were issued to companies who qualified for the small business category.
AMTEC Corp. in Janesville, WI received a $42.8 million contract. Work will be performed at AMTEC’s Janesville, WI facilities (W52P1J-05-C-0030).
DSE, Inc., DBA Balimoy in Tampa, FL won a $31.8 million contract. Work will be performed at DSE’s Tampa., FL facility (W52P1J-05-C-0036).