US Army, USMC Order MICH, LWH HelmetsSep 26, 2012 15:45 UTC
Sept. 25/12: Ops Core Inc. in Boston, MA, was awarded a $45.5M firm-fixed-price contract for Modular Integrated Communication Helmets (MICH). The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Natick, MA, is the contracting activity (W911QY-12-D-0033).
Sept. 24/12: The US Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) Product Manager Infantry Combat Equipment (PdM-ICE) issued a market research notification (M67854-12-I-1079) to design and procure an Improved Helmet Suspension System (IHSS) that would “incorporate the comfort and low velocity/high mass impact protection provided by a pad system, with the stability and high velocity/low mass impact protection provided by a sling system.” This system should integrate with MICH, ECH, LWH and ACH as well as night vision goggles and ballistic eyewear. An Industry Day is planned on October, 17.
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