12:00 AM, March 4, 2009
US Government has extended their contract with Avon Protection for 100,000 M50 mask systems in respect of the second year of its 10 year sole source contract. A second award has now been received for the M50 JSGPM mask series requiring the delivery of a further 61,000 mask systems over the next year. The combined value of these awards is $34.4m. Delivery against the first year production requirement is progressing well and fielding by the US Department of Defense has commenced to a number of Air Force and Marine Corps around the world.