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ARMOR EXPRESS AWARDED
U.S. MARINE CORPSí BODY ARMOR CONTRACT
Central Lake, MI - (For Immediate Release, Monday, August 24, 2009) – U.S.
Marines will be wearing the latest in tactical body armor with ballistic
panels manufactured by Armor Express.
Receipt of an order of 50,000 sets of Full Spectrum Battle Equipment
Ballistic Inserts (FSBE), was announced this week by Matt Davis, Armor
Express president and CEO.
The direct five-year contract is with the U.S. Department of Defense. It
was processed by the U.S. Army’s RDECOM (Research, Development and
Engineering Command) Contracting Center, Natick Contracting Division, and in
support of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Systems Command.
Work has already begun on producing the first phase of the order, some 9,000
front and back ballistic panels, Davis noted. “Most of the work will be
handled by our existing staff, but we have added nine additional employees.
“Our company is proud to have been selected for this contract,” he remarked.
“Marines are one of our first responders in hot spots around the world.
It’s an honor for us to have been selected to provide life saving equipment
like anti-ballistic body armor for them.”
ABOUT CENTRAL LAKE ARMOR EXPRESS, INC.
With headquarters in Central Lake, MI and a nationwide network of sales representatives, Central Lake Armor Express, Inc., is an ISO 9001 registered company. It manufactures superior quality body armor with unparalleled protection, comfort, wearability and service. A range of products includes concealable and tactical body armor, accessories, and hard armor. "Body Armor Reborn" is the company motto.