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PRESS RELEASE - U.S. Army Next-Generation Ballistic Helmet Contract Award

Date: 24 September 2020

Avon Protection is pleased to confirm the award of a sole-source contract worth up to $93 million to develop and supply the U.S. Army with the Next-Generation Integrated Head Protection System. 

The contract will follow on from the existing low-rate initial production contract for the Integrated Head Protection System which comes to an end in 2021.

Commenting, Paul McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, said:

“I am delighted that Avon Protection will continue to provide the U.S. Army with the Integrated Head Protection System.

This contract award demonstrates our ongoing focus on technological excellence and commitment to developing the next generation of life critical personal protection systems.

This further strengthens our medium-term outlook and represents further momentum in our leading ballistic helmet portfolio.”