The San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind has been awarded a maximum $8,286,377 firm-fixed-price contract for military Fire Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE) trousers.
This contract is a one-year contract with two one-year option periods.
This was a directed award under the AbilityOne program, which employs more than 45,000 people who are blind or have significant disabilities, including approximately 3,000 veterans. As the largest customer of the AbilityOne Program, DoD procures more than $1.7 billion of products and services annually.
FREE uses the latest textile science and fire-resistance technology to keep the warfighter protected, comfortable, dry, and warm across a broad climate range.
Location of performance is Texas, with an April 16, 2018, performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2017 through fiscal 2018 defense working capital funds.
The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE1C1-17-D-B017).