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Garrett Container Awarded DF-LCS Contract

Friday, February 20th, 2009

The 37th Contracting Squadron at Lackland AFB TX has awarded Garrett Container Systems, Inc. an award for delivery of Defensor Fortis-Load Carrying Systems. This is a base period of 12 months with four one-year option periods worth up to $16,522,924.13 for the base period and four options. Interestingly, the award stipulates that the procurement is for Air Force Security Forces only so it appears that other organizations will not be able to leverage this contract vehicle.

GCS DF-LCS

DF-LCS is a MOLLE-compatible load carrying system designed specifically for Air Force Security Forces and first issued in 2004. Although it originally came in OD, under the new contract DF-LCS will be offered in the Air force Digital Tiger Stripe pattern. Each Security Forces member will be issued a Rifleman’s kit as well as a Multi-Mission Pack. Additional modules for Team Leader, M-203 Grenadier, M-240 Gunner, M-249 Gunner, and K9 Handler are also available and considered an integral part of the DF-LCS kit. Each SF member is also issued a Black rolling equipment bag to store thr kit.

DF-LCS is available online from Garrett for government clients as well as Air Force members. A version of DF-LCS is also available for commercial purchase from Diamondback Tactical.

Photo courtesy of GCS.

DBT Releases New LE Armor at SHOT Show

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

In addition to their solid line of armor and other tactical products, DBT is unveiling several new items at SHOT Show 2009.

DBT UTOC

Federal agents attending SHOT Show will be in for a real treat. They will able to see the new ATF Agent kit (tactical and concealable) featuring the new UTOC carrier and family of pouches for the first time and Diamondback will have their new LE focused team on hand to answer any questions.

DBT will also debut their full line of Flame Retardant pouches and vests designed for military use. Visit their booth at SHOT Show to see video from testing along with the actual vest from the test. Make sure you also ask about their new line of Ultra Lightweight military pouches when you stop by the DBT Booth number 23154.

Photos courtesy of DBT.