U.S. Military Boot Contracts

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Last week the U.S. Department of Defense announced five new contracts with military boots manufacturers including Belleville, Altama, Wellco and Rocky.

Belleville Shoe Manufacturing Co. picked up a $24.3 million contract for hot weather Army boots. The Illinois-based company, who has been working with the U.S. Military for nearly a century, will make the boots for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

Altama Footwear has also been tasked to deliver hot weather boots with similar contract for a $19.8 million.

Meanwhile, Wellco Enterprises picked up two contracts at $18.2 million and $14.7 million for temperate weather Air Force boots and hot weather combat boots, respectively.

Rocky Shoes & Boots will also be making hot weather boots at the tune of $6.1 million. Last month Rocky secured another contract for $3.2 million to product 45,000 pairs of boots.

Defense Industry Daily has been tracking boot contracts since 2007, and the list includes all of the manufactures mentioned above along with McRae Industries.

2 Comments on “U.S. Military Boot Contracts

  1. And that’s just the direct-to-manufacturer contracts – looks like it’ll be another good year for military boots.

  2. It looks like no contracts for Danner.

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