BAE SYSTEMS AWARDED $3.4 MILLION DELIVERY ORDER FOR MINE ROLLER SYSTEMS
19 Jun 2007 | Ref. 200/2007
YORK, Pennsylvania -- BAE Systems has been awarded a $3.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to provide 45 Mine Roller Systems, modification kits and spares for the U.S. Marine Corps.
"The Mine Roller System provides coverage and capability in the roughest terrain," said Bob Hoover, Combat Engineering program manager for BAE Systems. "There is great pride in knowing that this system has already saved lives."
The Mine Roller System is a high speed, vehicle-mounted mine roller featuring pressure-activated detonation. It provides six degrees of freedom to maintain good ground pressure on almost any terrain. It clears a path width of 12 feet and maintains vehicle protection even in tight turns.
This delivery order, when combined with a previous contract awards brings the total amount awarded for Mine Roller Systems to $14.1 million.
Work on the contract began immediately, with deliveries expected to begin July 2007 and continue through September 2007.
About BAE Systems
BAE Systems is a global defense and aerospace company, delivering a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, information technology solutions, and customer support services. BAE Systems, with 88,000 employees worldwide, had 2006 sales that exceeded $25 billion.
For further information, please contact:
Doug Coffey, BAE Systems
Tel: +1 703 312 6121
Susan Lenover, BAE Systems
Tel: Tel: +1 703 907 8259 Mobile: +1 703 850 1621
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