BAE Systems has been awarded $216 million contract for transparent armor gun shield
12:00 AM, July 23, 2009
BAE Systems Land & Armaments is being awarded a $216,526,924 contract for the purchase of Marine Corps Transparent Armor Gun Shield kits for multiple vehicular platforms to provide crew protection from blast, fragmentation, and small arms fire while in the turret. Work will be performed in Santa Clara, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 16, 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.