USA: US Army To Spend $9.2m On DHB's Countermine Suit
Protective Apparel Corporation of America (PACA), a subsidiary of body armour supplier DHB Industries Inc, has won a $9.2 million purchase order from the US Army Robert Morris Acquisition Center, Natick Contracting Division, for the US Army's BASIC P3I Countermine suit. PACA is the US Army's sole manufacturer of the Countermine Ensemble, which is designed to defeat fragmentation from antipersonnel mines. The garments will be worn by US Army Engineers clearing and disposing of land mines. The suit incorporates a state-of-the-art design, integrating unique ballistic material used only by PACA Body Armor.
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