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Contractor: Ceradyne, Incorporated
Department: United States Special Operations Command
Ceradyne, Inc. of Costa Mesa, Calif., is being awarded a five-year indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract for the purchase of the special operations forces personal equipment advanced requirement family of ballistic plates for the Body Armor Load Carriage System in support of U.S. Special Operations Command Headquarters Procurement Division. The initial delivery order obligation is $4,980,000 and the estimated maximum contract value is about $406,000,000 The work will be performed in Costa Mesa and is expected to be completed by 2012. The contract number is H92222-08-D-0022.
Total Contract Value: $406,000,000