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Contracts - Awards | Soldier's Gear | USA

$77M for MOLLE Backpack Systems

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The Defense Supply Center (DSC) in Philadelphia, PA issued a pair of firm-fixed-price indefinite-quantity contracts for the Modular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment (MOLLE) System. Proposals were solicited on behalf of the U.S. Army via the Internet, and the DSC received seven responses. MOLLE is a modular quick-release backpack with removable compartments and components, plus a fighting load vest that can accept removable pockets for the Rifleman, Pistol, Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) Gunner, and Grenadier configurations. The modularity allows individuals to tailor their load and configuration to meet mission needs....

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