02 Dec KDH Defense is Awarded 4 US Army Wins!
KDH Defense Systems Inc. was one of 3 companies awarded a $45,204,050 firm-fixed-price, multi-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract for a shared maximum of 19,050 ultra-low visibility concealable body armor systems (ULV).
The KDH designed ULV carrier was chosen by soldiers after a Human Factors Evaluation (HFE). The ULV HFE considered comfort and concealability as two major attributes. The KDH ULV ballistic design offers maximum protection while remaining ultra-lightweight.
KDH Defense Systems Inc. was one of 2 companies awarded a contract to build the new Light Air Warrior System (LAWS) Body Armor for the US Army. The total contract value over three years to KDH will be $12,795,933. For its LAWS design, KDH will provide its new light weight and innovative military ballistic design.
At an Areal Density of less than 0.88 psf it is the lightest the US Army has fielded to date. A maximum quantity of 35,000 systems is expected over the life of the contract.
KDH Defense Systems Inc. was one of 3 companies awarded a $49M shared firm-fixed-price contract for the Soldier Protection System Modular Scalable Vest (MSV) with an estimated completion date of January 20, 2019.
All 3 awardees will use the new KDH MSV ballistic design. This new design was found to not only be one of the highest performing systems but also the most economical. The MSV was developed by the Army over a multi-year development program. The MSV was chosen by soldiers and offers significant enhancements over the current IOTV. The MSV offers enhanced protection and maneuverability at a significantly reduced weight.
KDH Defense Systems Inc. was one of 3 companies awarded a $9.8M shared firm-fixed-price multi-year, multiple award task order contract for Soldier Protection System torso and extremity protection blast pelvic protectors, with an estimated completion date of
Aug. 31, 2018.
The Blast Pelvic Protector (BPP) is the latest addition to the soldier protective ensemble. The BPP design underwent a stringent multi-year development program. The BPP offers both 9mm and Fragmentation protection to the vital pelvic area.