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Bases & Infrastructure | Contracts - Awards | Other Corporation | USA

In Tents for $120M

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Anchor Tension Tent Anchor Industries in Evansville, IN received a maximum $120 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery contract for shelters for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Anchor specializes in tents, including some that combine tent portability with tension structure characteristics. Proposals were Gateway solicited and 10 responded, and multiple five year contracts will be awarded. Date of performance completion is April 11, 2007. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (SPM1C1-06-6005). Some have wondered, in the context of tents used in hurricane-prone areas like the Gulf Coast and war zones like Iraq, whether there might be a better way that would offer more security, durability, and even military flexibility…

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