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Record Date: March 19, 2024

Innovative Protection: Creare LLC Secures $12.6M Contract for Hearing Protection Helmets

Creare LLC*, Hanover, New Hampshire, is awarded a $12,627,937 firm-fixed-price contract for the production and delivery of 2,000 full-rate production Hearing Protection Helmets, to include 676 communication boom helmets, 658 communication cup helmets, 584 basic helmets, and 82 helmets with communication for sound and accessories, as well as provides associated program management, systems engineering, qualification, verification and logistics support in support of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III effort based on Phase II SBIR Topic N04-255, titled “Advanced Helmet for Maintainer Head and Hearing Protection” for the Navy. Work will be performed in Salem, Oregon (39%); Carpentersville, Illinois (25%); Lebanon, New Hampshire (18%); Hanover, New Hampshire (16%); Hillsboro, Oregon (1%); and Ottawa, Ohio (1%), and is expected to be completed in March 2026. Fiscal 2024 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $12,627,937 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 15 U.S. Code 638(r)(4). Naval Air Systems Command Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N0001924C0006).