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KDH Defense Systems Awarded $29.9 Million Delivery Order from the U.S. Army

Eden, NC, March 4, 2019 – KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (“KDH”), a leading manufacturer of American-made, high-performance protective solutions, today announced it has been awarded a $29.9 million delivery order from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to produce the Modular Scalable Vest (“MSV”) Gen II System.

“Once again, we thank the U.S. Army for the trust they have placed in us. Keeping our protectors safe with the best protection remains our #1 priority and all of us, both at KDH Defense and Armor Express, stand ready to support all customers and their mission-critical requirements,” stated Jim Henderson, Chief Executive Officer. “We are continuing to invest in our business, leverage manufacturing capacity at both locations, and expand our partner network to enhance delivery times and improve innovation. 2019 is going to be a great year for our Company and we look forward to exceeding the needs of the U.S. Armed Forces, the various Federal agencies we work with, all First Responders, as well as our distribution partners across the world.”

This most recent delivery order is part of the Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (“ID/IQ”) contract the Company previously announced in September 2018 – Contract #W91-CRB-15-D-0021. Production will be done at the Company’s Eden, North Carolina manufacturing facility.

About KDH Defense Systems

KDH Defense Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of American-made, custom body armor solutions. Building on its heritage of innovative, market-leading ballistic technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense, the Company designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance body armor for military, federal government and law enforcement agencies. KDH Defense and Armor Express, together, have grown to become one of the largest suppliers of soft armor solutions in the world, with an expanded line of hard armor products and related protective gear. For more information on KDH Defense Systems, please visit

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