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Biological Weapons | Chemical Weapons | Contracts - Awards | Land Equipment | USA

Work Continues to Update BioChem Protection Gear

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Mine Safety Appliances, Murrysville, Pa., was awarded on March 17, 2005, a delivery order amount of $2.6 million as part of a $29.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for Neutral, Clear, and Laser Outserts and the Left and Right Lenses for the M40/42 Chemical Biological Protective Masks. Work will be performed in Evans City, PA (78%), and Leominster, Mass. (22%), and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2009. Bids were solicited via the Internet on Nov. 8, 2004, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command at Rock Island, IL issued the contract (W52H09-05-D-0117).

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