$50M for USMC Riot Gear, Protection Items, and Non-Lethal Weapons
Aaardvark Tactical, Inc. in Azusa, CA won a not-to-exceed $50 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for force protection capability sets. These sets provide non-lethal and anti-terrorism items to bases, installations, and expeditionary forces around the world.
There are three sets:
- Non-lethal weapons capabilities sets (contain items such as riot gear, pepper spray, non-lethal grenades, and disposable handcuffs.),
- Non-lethal capabilities training sets (contain items such as riot gear, pepper spray, non-lethal grenades, and disposable handcuffs.)
- Anti-terrorism/force protection capabilities sets (contain items such as road barriers, vehicle search items, a vehicle arresting net, electronic translators, and portable lights and generators.), and
Additionally, the contractor will also provide training on the various items within the sets, act as warranty administrator between the Marine Corps and the manufacturers of the items in the sets, and provide item replenishment and technological upgrades.
Work will be performed in Azusa, CA and is expected to be complete July 2010. This contract was competitively procured using full and open competition. The Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA issued the contract (M67854-05-D-1063).