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$162M from US for Specialized Containers

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ISO Mobilizer(click to view full) AAR Mobility Systems in Cadillac, MI received a sole source, $162 million fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for specialized shipping/storage containers, shelters and accessories, to be used by the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Federal Civilian Agencies. Work will be performed in Cadillac, MI, and in California. Date of performance completion is Aug 30/09, and the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA issued the contract (SPM8ED-07-D-0003). While the DefenseLINK language mentioned “shelters,” AAR’s shelters tend to be specialty items like portable shop containers, designed to mount on Hummers and light trucks. AAR does offer some options within its tactical lineup, however, if the USA military wishes to begin moving away from its practice of deploying tents rather than container-based metal structures as its main accommodation option – even in war zones that routinely feature incoming mortar fire, or as civilian shelters in hurricane zones during hurricane season. Specialty ISU Containers are more likely to be the targets of this contract, however; they include options like… * HMMWV maintenance containers * ISU-80 container for ISO transport * ISU-90 clean room container * ISU-90 computer room * ISU-90 laundry unit container * […]

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