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Force Protection gets U.S. Army order

LADSON, S.C., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Force Protection of South Carolina has received a $185.9 million contract from the U.S. Army for 167 Buffalo vehicles and 102 Bar Armor Kits.

Force Protection selects new COO

LADSON, S.C., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. defense contractor Force Protection Inc. announced the appointment of a 26-year Marine Corps veteran as its new chief operating officer.

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.

Force Dynamics names new chairman

LADSON, S.C., March 10 (UPI) -- South Carolina-based Force Protection and General Dynamics Land Systems' joint venture, Force Dynamics, has named a new chairman of the board of directors.

Moody selected as Force Protection CEO

LADSON, S.C., March 5 (UPI) -- South Carolina-based armored vehicle maker Force Protection says it has officially appointed a new chief executive officer.

Italian Defense awards contract for MRAPs

LADSON, S.C., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Italian Ministry of Defense announced it has contracted South Carolina-based Force Protection Inc. for soldier transport and route clearance vehicles.

Force Protection lands British MRAP deal

LADSON, S.C., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Armored vehicle manufacturer Force Protection Inc. announced the British Ministry of Defense has contracted the company for Cougar Mastiff trucks.

Force Protection adds new member to board

LADSON, S.C., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- South Carolina-based mine resistant ambush protected vehicle manufacturer Force Protection Inc. has appointed a new member to its board of directors.

Force Protection appoints new CEO

LADSON, S.C., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- South Carolina-based mine resistant ambush protected vehicle developer Force Protection Inc. announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer.

Army orders additional Buffalo vehicles

LADSON, S.C., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army announced it has contracted South Carolina-based Force Protection Inc. for additional Buffalo mine-protected vehicles.

Marine Corps to receive MRAP training

LADSON, S.C., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- South Carolina-based Force Protection Inc. announced it has been contracted by the U.S. Marine Corps for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles support.

Unknown suitor makes overture for Enron

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- In the continuing saga of bankrupt energy-trading company Enron Corp, an unknown Illinois firm as been floating a tentative takeover bid worth an estimated $700 million for the crumbling Texas giant.
T. K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor
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