$8M for USMC Uniforms
In a recent article covering Hyperstealth Biotechnology’s fractal camouflage patterns for vehicles, aircraft, and buildings, DID noted the Marine Corps’ new MARPAT digital camouflage uniforms, which are also based on the work of Dr. Timothy O’Neil. Small business qualifier Columbia Sewing Co. in Magnolia, AR recently won an $8 million firm-fixed-price contract for U.S. Marine Corps battle dress, desert and woodland camouflage blouse and trouser sets. This is an indefinite delivery/quantity type contract exercising four one-year options, the initial contact period will terminate on April 20, 2007. Proposals were solicited via Procurement Gateway and seven responded. The Defense Supply Center (DSCP) in Philadelphia, PA issued the contract (SP0100-06-D-0362).
One Marine can accomplish a lot. They need to be properly dressed for the occasion.