GenTex Wins Contract to Outfit Marines with Enhanced Combat Helmets

Gentex Corp., located in Simpson, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a maximum $94,390,689 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Enhanced Combat Helmets. With a century-long legacy, Gentex Corporation’s products have been trusted by global defense forces to provide industry-leading protection and advanced performance capabilities. The contract was awarded through a competitive acquisition, with one response received. It is a four-year contract with no option periods. The ordering period end date is June 21, 2027. The United States Marine Corps will be using the military service. The type of appropriation is fiscal 2023 through 2027 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Gentex Corporation’s Gentex and Ops-Core helmet systems are the choice of the most elite global special operations and defense forces, law enforcement, and emergency responders. Researched and designed to meet and exceed mission needs, these helmet systems provide the most advanced protection on the market. Ops-Core FAST® ballistic helmet systems offer the highest levels of ballistic protection from fragmentation and handgun threats to 7.62x39mm projectiles at light, wearable weights. The Integrated Modular Design and Open Architecture of Ops-Core helmet systems means they can be configured for any mission, delivering maximum flexibility and forward compatibility, and are designed to integrate seamlessly with both Ops-Core and third-party components.

Leveraging a product development and manufacturing history that spans more than 125 years, Gentex Corporation is a global leader in providing innovative protective gear solutions that enhance personal protection and situational awareness for global defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel operating in high-performance environments. Our portfolio includes protective solutions sold under the Gentex, Ops-Core, and PureFlo brands. Gentex delivers high-performance flight equipment to meet the evolving challenges and requirements of aircrew and aircraft maintainers, including helmet systems and capability upgrades. Ops-Core provides a comprehensive portfolio of headborne protection, situational awareness, high-performance optics, and respiratory protection for elite defense, law enforcement, and security forces. PureFlo powered air-purifying respirators deliver next-generation all-in-one protection for a range of industrial workers in light to heavy-duty environments.

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