Mountain Horse Solutions, a US defense equipment supplier and ballistic hard armor company NP Aerospace have been awarded a four-year US Navy maritime buoyant plate body armor contract framework valued at over $20m.
The two companies will work together on supplying up to 11,000 of the LASA LWB III+ IC06 MBP maritime buoyant plates, which are lightweight and feature a highly durable waterproof Polyurea coating. The contract framework is for a four-year period and has a maximum value of $20,599,334.
Mountain Horse partnered with NP Aerospace due to the latter’s experience working with global defense organizations including Canada’s defense department and the UK defense ministry.
Chris Witts, director, Mountain Horse Solutions, said: “We are thrilled and honored to be awarded this contract. This award confirms the strength of Mountain Horse Solutions’ partnership with NP Aerospace and our commitment to supplying rapid response innovative solutions to the military.”