The Marines were the ones that ordered 32 ZBV's last August. The Army ordered 8. The Army again ordered 8 ZBV's yesterday. Soon we shall find out how many the Marines are ordering.
American Science and Engineering Inc.*, Billerica, Mass., was awarded on July 28, 2006, a $6,425,944 firm-fixed-price contract for Backscatter vans. Work will be performed in Billerica, Mass., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 28, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on March 29, 1996. The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-06-F-0132).