ATK subsidiary Eagle Industries has been awarded a follow-on contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) Systems Command for the production of a new standard-issue pack.
Under the contract, the company will provide a new load-bearing equipment system, which increases overall combat effectiveness, lessens load weight and improves system compatibility.
ATK Security and Sporting group president Ron Johnson said: "The new USMC pack system provides Marines with a simple and effective load-carriage system that can easily be customised to support their mission, with or without body armour."
The initial contract was awarded last month and the two contracts together have a total value of $75m.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
Work will be carried at the company’s two Puerto Rico manufacturing plants and is scheduled for completion on 31 January 2013.