3M gets $80M helmet contract from government

|About: 3M Company (MMM)|By:, SA News Editor

3M (MMM +0.7%) subsidiary Ceradyne gets an $80M delivery order from the government for 77K combat helmets for use by the Marine Corps.

The helmets "provide improved ballistic and fragmentation protection over any fielded helmet in history."

Delivery will begin this fall. (PR)