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Ceradyne Receives $6.9 Million Body Armor Orders

Ceradyne Inc. recently announced that it has received ceramic body armor delivery orders totaling approximately $6.9 million for delivery in 2012. These orders were issued by the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and represent special ergonomic designed systems that Ceradyne has produced for USSOCOM in the past.

“We are pleased to have been awarded this contract by the Special Operations Command,” said David P. Reed, president of North American Operations. “This order, combined with the recently announced $127 million ESAPI award and our current backlog, provides us with good visibility for body armor shipments in 2012.”

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