NIITEK awarded $76 M additional HMDS IDIQ delivery order

Chemring Group PLC ("Chemring") is pleased to announce that its US subsidiary, Non-Intrusive Inspection Technology, Inc. (“NIITEK”), has been awarded a further delivery order worth $76 million to provide spares for the Husky Mounted Detection System ("HMDS") for the US Army. This delivery order is issued under the $579 million multi-year HMDS Ground Penetrating Radar Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (“IDIQ”) contract that was awarded on 30 April 2012. The period of performance for this contract is through to May 2014. 

The NIITEK HMDS is a high-performance Ground Penetrating Radar (“GPR”) system which functions on Husky vehicles to provide real-time identification of anti-vehicular landmines and other explosive hazards on main supply routes and open areas such as minefields.

Mark Papworth, Chief Executive of Chemring, commented:

“NIITEK’s HMDS delivers a critical capability to US Soldiers and Marines, and coalition allies in protecting them against the threat of improvised explosive devices. We are pleased that these delivery orders enable us to continue our proven support to the US Army, and that NIITEK will continue to deliver critical spares to ensure their fleet is mission ready.”

Source: Chemring Group PLC
Date: Jun 3, 2013