....(honorably discharged) I can tell you my brothers will drop whatever is interfering with their ability to complete a mission - to include a piece of gear which may protect their life. The government; however, will never be caught with their pants down again regarding this issue in this conflict. The US government could care less if these things pile up and turn into a mosque. During an election year especially, NOT ONE POLITICIAN is going to be caught voting "No" on a piece of gear which the public views as critical in protecting our troops. CRDN will most likely drop again on Monday, but I can assure you, the revenues and earnings will continue to stream in and pile up like the body armor. I would continue to buy CRDN on drops before the next earnings release cuz this post WILL be confirmed.
"...at an Army Industry Day on March 7, 2006, the Army projected, subject to congressional approval, future additional E-SAPI orders of in excess of 500,000 sets, which would replace all previously fielded early SAPI (not E-SAPI) shipments, thus providing the U.S. Army a "Pure Fleet" of E-SAPI."
It would seem side-plates, given not in guidance(earnings >$3/share), that many will still be needed(of 891,000), and the potential of ESAPI, is relatively insignificant.