Follow-on contract for respirators

Wiltshire-based Avon Protection has won the tender for the continued supply of the General Service Respirator and associated in service support for the UK Ministry of Defence.

The contract, over four years, with five further 12-month option periods is valued at up to £38m.

Avon has been supplying the MoD with GSR masks since 2018 and this new contract award will enable Avon to continue to help protect people serving in the UK Armed Forces, sustaining the UK’s domestic CBRN protection production capability.