KDH Defense Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of American-made, high-performance protective solutions, announced it has been awarded a competitive, multiple-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Contract for ballistic body armor from the Drug Enforcement Administration. Under the terms of this award (15DDHQ18D00000014), KDH will manufacture and deliver both concealable and tactical vests, as well as hard armor plates to the DEA. The contract covers one base year with four one-year options, with a maximum value that shall not exceed $2.9 million.
“For the past several years, KDH Defense has supported the DEA’s body armor requirements and we are honored again, to have been selected as their protective solutions company,” stated Dave Herbener, president of KDH.
Jim Henderson, chief executive officer of the holding company that owns both Armor Express and KDH Defense Systems, stated, “Between Armor Express and KDH, we now service most of the pre-eminent Federal agencies. Our goal is to continue to expand our reach, enhance our solutions and deliver the best service that our customers mandate. We stand ready to support the DEA’s mission-critical requirements and look forward to building on our partnership in the years to come.”
Manufacturing will be performed at the Company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Eden, NC. All body armor will be delivered, inspected, and accepted at the DEA headquarters and regional division offices located throughout the 50 United States and overseas.
For more information, visit www.kdhdefensesystems.com.