Camel Expeditionary, a manufacturer of military tent products, was recently awarded a new five-year, $50 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency.
Under the contract, Camel will produce light maintenance enclosure (LME) structures, primarily for use by the United States Army. The tents are designed for all-weather use and typically house military vehicles, including high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWV or Humvee) and M1 Abrams tanks, the main battle tank of the Army and Marine Corps.
In a collaboration with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Camel helped develop these LME structures in 1999 and has been the primary producer ever since. In addition to use for vehicle storage and maintenance, the tents can be modified for use as laundry facilities and general storage needs.