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US Military Contracts for Fire and Emergency Gear

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Too Hot to Handle?(click to view full) Most people think “defense procurement” and think “weapons,” but the truth is that infrastructure and associated services consumes at least as much money. In December 2007 (FY 2008), the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP, now the US Defense Logistics Agency’s Troop Support group) in Philadelphia, PA issued awards by region for “tailored logistics support” involving fire and emergency equipment on behalf of US military installations, other federal agencies and departments, and other approved customers. In practice, all of the contracts below may involve the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, federal civilian agencies, or even state and local governments as end customers. These FES contracts involved hundreds of millions of dollars over a 2-year base contract, followed by 3 more 1-year options, with FY 2012 as the final option year. Explaining the Contracts Oshkosh Striker(view in action) Militaries often issue multiple-vendor contracts, in which multiple winners may compete for specific delivery orders under an already-negotiated set of contract terms. This saves money and also time, which can be a very precious commodity depending on the services being rendered. Common equipment buys are often issued under these frameworks. DID has worked with the […]

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