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Netherlands buys FM50 masks

7th January 2021 - 11:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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​Netherlands joins Norway, Belgium and Finland in buying FM50 mask under NATO framework contract.

Avon Protection is pleased to announce they have received an order from the Dutch MoD for FM50 masks and FM61EU filters, under a NATO Support & Procurement Agency (NSPA) framework contract.

The Netherlands joins NATO allies Norway, Belgium and Finland in purchasing the FM50. The mask was developed by Avon in conjunction with the US DoD to counter multiple potential CBRN threats in modern warfighting, anti-terrorist and peacekeeping operations. 

Avon was awarded a ten-year framework contract by the NSPA in August 2020 to supply a complete CBRN respirator system, comprising the FM50 mask ...

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