ATK's Eagle Industries Awarded $24.9 M for 2nd Order of New USMC Pack
- Eagle Industries Receives Follow-On Delivery Order for U.S. Marine Corps' New Standard-Issue Pack
"The new USMC pack system provides Marines with a simple and effective load-carriage system that can easily be customized to support their mission, with or without body armor," said ATK Security and Sporting group President Ron Johnson. "We are honored to have been selected as a key supplier of this mission-critical product and proud of our role in supporting the Marines."
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The new load bearing equipment system is designed to allow Marines to carry equipment needed in support of combat operations. The U.S. Marine Corps' new pack increases the overall combat effectiveness of the user by maximizing the ability to carry combat loads more efficiently, minimizing the burdens of weight and improving overall system compatibility.
Source : Alliant Tech Systems, Inc (ATK) (NYSE: ATK)