MELKSHAM, England (Sept. 13, 2011)—Avon Rubber P.L.C. has received an additional order under its existing 10-year contract with the U.S. Department of Defense for the supply of M50 JSGPM masks.
The contract is valued at about $19 million.
Delivery is due in the company's 2012 financial year.
The award is in addition to the 100,000 mask systems per year Avon currently supplies under the fixed portion of the full rate production contract.
Avon has already delivered more than 600,000 mask systems to the department under this contract. The M50 JSGPM mask will in time replace all existing masks within the four services of the U.S. armed forces, the company said.