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  • Mission Ready Services Completes Body Armor Project for Marines; Francisco Martinez Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mission Ready Services Completes Body Armor Project for Marines; Francisco Martinez Comments

    Mission Ready Services has completed development of a body armor for the U.S. Marine Corps under a contract with the Marine Corps Systems Command. The company said Tuesday that Francisco Martinez, chief technical officer of Mission Ready Services' Protect The Force subsidiary, led the two-year Marines Next Generation Body Armor project that was funded through the Office of Naval Research’s Rapid Innovation Fund. […] More

  • DoD Selects Mission Ready Services Subsidiary as 'Defense to Response Tech' Program Winner - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Selects Mission Ready Services Subsidiary as ‘Defense to Response Tech’ Program Winner

    The Defense Department has chosen Mission Ready Services‘ Protect The Force subsidiary as the winner of DoD’s Defense to Response Technology Program. MRS said Thursday Protect the Force was selected out of the 11 finalists for the D2R program and demonstrated its Flex9Armor body armor technology that works to protect wearers against ballistic threats. Protect the Force will also receive $110,000 worth […] More

  • DFNDR Armor to Use Honeywell's Ballistic Composite Materials for Body Armor Plate Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DFNDR Armor to Use Honeywell’s Ballistic Composite Materials for Body Armor Plate Production

    DFNDR Armor has selected Honeywell‘s Spectra Shield ballistic composite materials to produce body armor plates for potential use in the U.S. public sector. The companies said Wednesday Honeywell’s Spectra fiber-based materials will also support DFNDR Armor’s research-and-development work on “next generation” body armor technology for U.S. military, law enforcement and civilians. DFNDR Armor CEO Dave Fernandez said the body armor manufacturer uses Honeywell Spectra exclusively […] More

  • Mission Ready Services Subsidiary Gets Marketing Rights for Soldier Body Armor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mission Ready Services Subsidiary Gets Marketing Rights for Soldier Body Armor

    A subsidiary of Mission Ready Services has secured the rights from the U.S. Army to market a body armor to local and state law enforcement agencies and international military forces and coalitions under a patent license agreement. Protect the Force signed the agreement with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center for […] More

  • BAE Continues Protective Vest Production for US Army - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Continues Protective Vest Production for US Army

    BAE Systems has received a $45 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to manufacture hard armor plates designed to protect the bodies of soldiers from bullets and other threats. The contract is for the low-rate initial production of torso and side body protective vests and was awarded through the Army’s Soldier Protection System Vital […] More

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    BAE Wins $16M Ballistic Body Armor Order from US Army

    BAE Systems has received a $15.8 million order to produce XSBI hard body armor for the U.S. Army, the company announced Thursday. The order is an add-on to a contract awarded to BAE in September 2010, bringing the total contract value to around $50.6 million. The XSBI body armor inserts, which consists of side ballistic […] More

  • BAE Dresses Up Soldiers in New High-Tech Body Armor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Dresses Up Soldiers in New High-Tech Body Armor

    BAE Systems has unveiled a new line of body armor, the Scalable Soldier Protection System, at last week's Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. The armor, made up of a vest, plate carrier and load-bearing belt, is designed to be flexible and adjustable from full combat to fully concealed […] More

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