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SOFWERX to Host Maritime Assault Suit System (MASS) Assessment Event

SOFWERX, in collaboration with USSOCOM PEO SOF Warrior (PEO-SW), will host an Assessment Event (AE) 02-03 November 2021 to identify solutions for the Maritime Assault Suit System (MASS) and Lightweight MASS (L-MASS). These suits would be used as a combat/dry suit for the Naval Special Warfare community in maritime, land, airborne, shipboard, and transitional environments.

This program is seeking the following surface dry suit variants: (1) Maritime Assault Suit System (MASS) and (2) Lightweight MASS (L-MASS). These suits would be used as a combat/dry suit for the Naval Special Warfare community in maritime, land, airborne, shipboard, and transitional environments. The MASS and L-MASS must be comfortable, yet durable enough for rugged field use. Weight of MASS not to exceed 5-lbs and L-MASS not to exceed 4-lbs. They must keep the Operator as dry as possible in maritime and all weather conditions, including surface swims and while immersed in 10 feet of water for 1 minute. They should not restrict range of motion for activities including, but not limited to swimming, running, assault movements, and weapons manipulation.

View the Statement of Objectives (SOO) here.

Submit NLT 11 October 11:59 PM ET

Visit events.sofwerx.org/mass for details.

One Response to “SOFWERX to Host Maritime Assault Suit System (MASS) Assessment Event”

  1. mike says:

    Look! Actual MAS “grey”!