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U.S. Air Force RFI seeks mask suppliers

April 9th, 2020 / By: / COVID-19, News

The U.S. Air Force COVID-19 Task Force is urgently seeking to determine manufacturing capabilities to prevent further infections. The request specifically seeks suppliers of nonmedical graded, cloth masks.

The Request for Information (RFI) is at https://www.afwerx.af.mil/coronavirus.html. The RFI form can be accessed directly by selecting the following link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdat2IJnf6oIj9yoPsauXI7Ua21LsiZpJCQPuHElX0wWG2GqA/viewform.

The request states, “We are open to design improvements for durability that will allow the material to be laundered up to 75 times and maintain anti-microbial properties, economies of scale, and material optimization. Companies that respond to this RFI may be added to a multiple award Blanket Purchase Agreement in the very near/immediate future for use by the US Air Force, and other government agencies.”