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Marine Corps modifies suspension kits deal

LADSON, S.C., July 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has modified a contract with Force Protection Inc. for the company to provide additional independent suspension upgrade kits.

Force Protection gets phase I and II deals

LADSON, S.C., July 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a follow-on second-phase contract to Force Protection to install suspension kits on mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

Force Protection to open Kuwait facility

LADSON, S.C., May 19 (UPI) -- Defense contractor Force Protection Inc. announced plans to open a Kuwait-based tactical vehicle life cycle support facility.

Army modifies Force Protection MRAP deal

LADSON, S.C., April 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has modified a contract with Force Protection Inc. for the delivery of upgraded Cougar mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles.

Hungary awards deal for Cougar MRAPs

LADSON, S.C., April 7 (UPI) -- The Hungarian Ministry of Defense has contracted armored-vehicle developer Force Protection Inc. for the company to deliver three of its Cougar vehicles.

British contract for Wolfhound MRAPs

LADSON, S.C., April 7 (UPI) -- The Force Protection Inc. and NP Aerospace Ltd. team has been contracted by the British Ministry of Defense to deliver heavy tactical-support vehicles.

Spartan Motors, Force Protection partner

CHARLOTTE, Mich., April 2 (UPI) -- U.S. companies Spartan Motors and Force Protection announced an agreement to jointly support mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles.

Force Dynamics names M-ATV project head

LADSON, S.C., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Force Dynamics has named a new director to head the company's response to a U.S. Army mine resistant ambush protected vehicle solicitation.

Force Dynamics submits M-ATV proposal

LADSON, S.C., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Joint venture Force Dynamics has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Army in answer to a call for a new vehicle to better support operations in Afghanistan.

FPED VII has counter-terrorism theme

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Organizers for the biannual Force Protection Equipment Demonstration conference held in Virginia have opened online registration availability.

Marine Corps to get MRAP armor add-ons

LADSON, S.C., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has contracted Force Protection Inc. for the company's armor add-on kits for mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

Force Protection named preferred bidder

LADSON, S.C., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The British Ministry of Defense has named Force Protection Inc. a preferred bidder for the Wolfhound Tactical Support Heavy Vehicle program.

Canada modifies deal for more MRAPs

LADSON, S.C., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The Canadian Department of National Defense has modified a contract with Force Protection Inc. for additional mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

Army contracts for more Buffalo A2s

LADSON, S.C., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted Force Protection Inc. to supply 16 more of its Buffalo A2 route-clearance mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

Force Protection awarded Buffalo A2 order

LADSON, S.C., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. military contracted Force Protection Inc. for additional Buffalo A2 route-clearance vehicles used in clearing explosive ordnance threats on roadways.

Marines modify deal with Force Protection

LADSON, S.C., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has modified a contract with Force Protection Inc. for mine resistant ambush protected vehicle support services.

ITT contracted for Kosovo facility work

COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- ITT Corp. has been contracted to support force protection and installation of security services at the Camp Bondsteel peacekeeping station in Kosovo.

Force Protection to redesign Cougar MRAP

LADSON, S.C., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has contracted Force Protection Inc. to develop a lighter version of its Cougar mine resistant ambush protected vehicle.

GD to supply MRAP parts and service

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. company Force Protection Inc. has contracted General Dynamics Land Systems for mine resistant ambush protected vehicle supplies and other support.

First Ridgback MRAPs delivered

LADSON, S.C., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Force Protection Industries has delivered the first five of its Ridgback mine resistant ambush protected vehicle variants to the British Ministry of Defense.

French military modifies MRAP deal

LADSON, S.C., July 23 (UPI) -- French defense officials have contracted Force Protection Inc. for the company's Buffalo Category III mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

Force Protection contract for MRAP support

LADSON, S.C., July 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has contracted Force Protection to support the company's Buffalo and Cheetah mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

200th Buffalo MRAP delivered to military

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 6 (UPI) -- South Carolina-based Force Protection Inc. has delivered its 200th improvised explosive device protected route clearance vehicle to the U.S. military.

Marines modify deals for MRAP support

LADSON, S.C., June 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps announced two contract modifications with Force Protection for service and support of mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.

British military contracts for more MRAPs

LADSON, S.C., May 5 (UPI) -- The British Ministry of Defense says it has awarded two contracts to South Carolina-based Force Protection Inc. for mine resistant ambush protected vehicles.
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