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BAE | Contracts - Awards | Soldier's Gear | USA

$17.9M Order to BAE for MOLLE Gear

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MOLLE gear options(click to view) BAE Systems Specialty Group, PA won a $17.9 firm-fixed-price 5-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity US Army production contract for Modular Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment (MOLLE). Work will be performed in Jessup. Estimated completion date is Aug 11/11. The original proposal was Web solicited with 3 bids received. The U.S. Army Research Development & Engineering Command’s Natick Contracting Center in Natick, MA manages the contract (W911QY-06-D-0003). Modular Light-weight Load Carrying Equipment (MOLLE) is a modular quick-release backpack with compartments and components that can easily be clipped on or removed, plus a fighting load vest that can accept removable pockets for the Rifleman, Pistol, Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) Gunner, and Grenadier configurations. Its modularity allows individuals to tailor their load and configuration to meet mission needs.

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