NIITEK awarded US Army sustainment contract
NIITEK, a Chemring subsidiary company, has announced that it has been awarded a sole source US Army Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS). The award was announced by the company 1 May, 2012.
Under the sustainment contract, NIITEK will provide the US Army with spares and replacement systems to replenish theatre sustainment stock, and ‘serve future system requirements for the US Army, US Marine Corps, and potential Foreign Military Sales’.
The IDIQ contract has a ceiling of $579 million with an initial order of $161 million, and will ensure the NIITEK fleet of HMDS systems is well supplied to continue to support route clearance missions by US forces.
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