FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Unifire Awarded US DLA Contract Valued at up to $200 Million
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON – Unifire Inc. (“Unifire” or the “Company“), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mission Ready Solutions Inc (“Mission Ready“), a publicly traded company listed on (OTCQX: MSNVF)(TSX Venture: MRS)(FSE: 2R4), is pleased to announce that the Company has been awarded a contract for up to USD $200,000,000 for COTS – Shelter Systems (SPE1C1-22-D-1506) (the “COTS Contract“) in support of the DLA C&T supply chain.
“We are excited to be added to this contract and for the opportunity to continue supporting the DLA,” said Dan Raczykowski, Chief Operating Officer at Unifire. “We are also proud to be the manufacturer of record for certain products currently included in the solicitation.”
“The team at Unifire has put a tremendous amount of time and energy into this solicitation, having been in active discussions since May 2020, and we are extremely pleased to see their efforts coming to fruition,” said Buck Marshall, President and CEO of Mission Ready Solutions. “As we continue to advance, we are confident that our vision and ambitious strategy will successfully position the Company for growth and allow us to further build shareholder value that will reflect in the coming quarters.”
- Contract Description: Indefinite Delivery – Indefinite Quantity (“IDIQ“) contract to facilitate the delivery of products through the Company’s vendor network in support of the United States Defense Logistics Agency (“DLA“) Troop Support Clothing & Textiles (“C&T“) supply chain
- Contract Value: Up to USD $200,000,000 (the “Ceiling“)
- Product Description: Commercial off-the-shelf (“COTS“) Shelter Systems
- Performance Period: Initial 1-year base ordering period (Dec. 2/21 through Dec. 1/22) and three 1-year option periods (the “Term“)
DLA COTS – Shelter Systems Program (the “Program”)
The COTS – Shelter Systems program is a multiple-award, prime vendor contract, that is structured to accommodate the addition of products through the life of the contract. The Program’s supply chain, at present, offers military tents, parts, and support equipment.
COTS Contract Terms
The IDIQ contract – with an initial 1-year base ordering period and three 1-year option periods – calls for the supply of COTS – Shelter Systems in support of the United States DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles supply chain, and specifies a maximum dollar value of USD $200,000,000.
The COTS Contract follows the Company’s May 2, 2020 response to Solicitation number: SPE1C1-18-R-0003.
Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) is a type of contract that provides for an indefinite quantity of supplies or services during a fixed period of time. IDIQ’s are also sometimes called “Task Orders” or “Delivery Order Contracts.”
About Unifire Inc.
Unifire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mission Ready Solutions Inc., is a designated Small Business and an industry-leading manufacturer and distributor of over 1.5 million military, fire and first-responder products. With extensive knowledge and experience in providing turnkey solutions to the United States Federal Government, Unifire utilizes its time-proven industry relationships and proprietary technology infrastructure to efficiently source and deliver critical, life-saving products in cooperation with government program managers, military and federal contracting offices, base supply centers, and other federal, state and local supply agencies.
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