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What’s a Modular Sleep System?

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Tennier Industries Inc. in Pomona, NY received a delivery order amount of $36.4 million as part of a $287.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for modular sleep systems. So, what the heck is a modular sleep system? It’s two Mummy-style sleeping bags: the Patrol (Green) and the Intermediate Cold Weather (Black). Each is constructed of water-resistant, ripstop nylon, and can function independently. For a temperature to -30 degrees, insert the Intermediate Cold Weather bag inside the Patrol bag and zip/snap them together. The system also includes a vapor permeable GORE-TEX bivy cover (MIL-C-44307). When all 3 components are used together the system is rated to provide 4 hours sleep at -40F. They can be purchased by civilians, too, for amounts ranging from $500-700 each. Work will be performed in Pomona, NY (10%) and Huntsville, TN (90%), and is expected to be completed by Sept. 16, 2007. Bids were solicited via the World Wide Web on April 13, 2005, and 12 bids were received. The U.S. Army Contracting Agency at White Sands Missile Range, NM is the contracting activity (W9124Q-05-D-0824).

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