Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, announces that Meggitt Defense Systems, Inc. (MDSI), Irvine, California, has been awarded a maximum $22,189,186 firm-fixed-price contract for magazine assemblies for the Apache AH-64. This is a one-time Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) procurement contract, which includes a quantity option which was exercised at time of award. Location of performance is Irvine, California, with an April 15, 2021, performance completion date. This sole source contract and appropriation is fiscal from 2019 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency, Warren, Michigan.
MDSI has produced over 4600 of the original Apache 1200 round linkless feed magazines for the US Army with over 350 more on order. MDSI also provides linkless feed magazines and ammunition handling systems for 20mm, 25mm, 30mm, 40mm, 50mm, 120mm, and 155mm platforms for the DoD and warfighters around the world. END
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About Meggitt Defense Systems
Meggitt Defense Systems Inc, a subsidiary of Meggitt PLC, specializes in the design, development and production of ammunition handling systems, radar and digital processing systems, environmental control systems and thermal management components. Meggitt Defense Systems products are in use on virtually all US military training ranges and on many of the world’s leading military platforms, including the Abrams main battle tank, the Stryker Mobile Gun System, the F-22, the F-16 Falcon, the F/ A- 18 Hornet, the P-8 Poseidon, the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, the C-17, the AH-64D Apache.
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defense and energy. Meggitt employs just over 11,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.