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Army Buys Cargo Parachutes

by: Matthew Potter
March 16, 2009

Category: BRS, Business Line, Companies, Contract Awards, Events, logistics, production program, Services, U.S. Army | RSS 2.0

The U.S. Army awarded Ballistic Recovery Systems (BRS) a contract to manufacture twelve hundred cargo parachutes. The $4.1 million contract has an option to for a further fifteen hundred which would make the contract value over $9 million. MSNBC has the press release from the company. BRS has invested recently in staff to help it win such contracts. A few weeks ago they won one from the Air Force. This contract will also allow them to increase the staff at their manufacturing plant in North Carolina. The Army still has the ability to deliver the troops of the 82nd Airborne Division and supporting supplies and equipment by parachute and seems like it will continue to invest in this capability.

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