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Delivery & Task Orders | General Dynamics | Small Business | Trucks & Transport | USA

$221.7M to Force Protection for 455 More Cougars

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Iraq: US Cougar 6×6,Polish M1114 HMMWV,Iraqi police van(click to view full) Small business qualifier Force Protection Industries, Inc. in Ladson, SC has received a $221.7 million firm-fixed-priced delivery order #0004 under previously awarded contract (M67854-07-D-5031) for additional 395 Cougar 4×4 Category I MRUV patrol vehicles, and 60 Cougar 6×6 Category II JERRV squad vehicles under Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contracts for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. This order brings their total awards under the MRAP program to 1,780: 760 CAT I vehicles and 1,020 CAT II, to make up 48% of the vehicles ordered so far from the 9 (now 7) competitors. Work will be performed in Ladson, SC, and by various subcontractors, as noted below… July 12/07: Force Protection is expanding its own production capacity, via a new facility in Roxboro, NC. July 5/07: General Dynamics announces a $111 million contract for MRAP work associated with this $221.7 million order, to produce 235 of the 455 Cougar vehicles. Fabrication and assembly will be performed in Anniston and Oxford, AL; Charlotte, MI; Ladson, SC; Lima, OH; Kings Point, NC; and Sealy, TX. June 29/07: General Dynamics announces the delivery of the first MRAP Cougar vehicles from its new […]

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