GOLDEN, Daily Journal • U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced that a Tishomingo County company has been awarded an $18.2 million contract to manufacture uniforms for the Defense Department.

Golden Manufacturing Inc. in Golden was awarded the competitive contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to produce uniforms for the Army and Air Force.

“Golden Manufacturing has a well-established record of producing quality uniforms for our servicemen and women. This contract will allow it to continue that good work,” said Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee. “I’m pleased a Mississippi company won this competitive contract opportunity.”

The $18,234,851 small business contract entails the production of Army Combat Uniform coasts and the Improved Hot Weather Combat Uniform. The contract, which extend through September 2021, is funded through FY2019-2021 defense working capital appropriations.