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Contracts - Awards | Contracts - Modifications | General Dynamics | Grenades | Guns - 20-59 mm direct | Small Business | USA

$29.4M in Contracts Related to 40mm Grenade Systems

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Mk 19 (click to view full) 40mm grenades are a potent battlefield weapon. Fired singly from an M203 rifle mount, or in a devastating rain from a gun like the Mk19 and its competitors/successors, the 40mm grenade brings considerable firepower to the infantry fight. It’s also lethal against unarmored or lightly armored vehicles. Some companies are even offering shotgun-style repeating launchers, like Milkor’s MGL-140 – or even weapons that can be fired around corners! In recent days, the US military has issued a series of contracts related to 40mm grenade weapons. M203 on M4 Carbine(click to view full) Small business qualifier DSE (DBA Balimoy) in Tampa, FL won a $6.8 million modification to a firm-fixed-price contract (W52P1J-05-C-0036) for “a 40mm Family System.” Balimoy has a history of precision machining work for 40mm grenade casings et. al. Work will be performed in Tampa, FL and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2010. Bids were solicited via the World Wide Web on Nov. 15, 2004, and six bids were received. The U.S. Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, IL issued the contract. Small business qualifier AMTEC Corp. in Janesville, WI won a $7.9 million modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for […]

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