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USSOCOM delays helmet decision

5th October 2018 - 17:09 GMT | by Andrew White in London


The US Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM’s) decision to select a preferred industry partner to facilitate its Family of Tactical Headborne Systems (FTHS) program has been pushed back to 2019, service officials have confirmed to Shephard.

According to a USSOCOM spokesperson, the down-selection of a preferred partner to deliver the next-generation of combat helmets to the various component commands, will now be made in Fiscal Year 2019.

“The FTHS requirement is in the source selection/evaluation phase,” the spokesperson explained in a statement to Shephard. “The requirement is on track for a third quarter, Fiscal Year 2019, [contract] award.”

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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