BATESVILLE - The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a major contract to Batesville-based Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HRC). The $45 million deal involves the provision of hospital equipment and accessories for the Defense Logistics Agency.

Work on the contract will be performed in Indiana. The contract is expected to be complete by September 2022. The DOD says the contract was awarded from a standing solicitation, from which six contracts have been awarded to date.

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia is the contracting activity.