Cameras for Cougars in Iraq & Afghanistan

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Cougar-H 4×4 EOD(click to view full) GyroCam Systems LLC in Sarasota, FL received a $43.4 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum ordering quantity of 67 of their 360-degree camera systems plus associated manuals, installation, deployment blocks, field support, and training. Manufacturing will be performed in Sarasota, FL, with installation on the Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicles in Iraq and Afghanistan. Alert DID reader will recognize the JERRV as a designation for Force Protection’s V-hulled Cougar vehicles, whose success in Iraq was documented in our anchor article “Cougar Armored Trucks to Stalk Mines on the Battlefield.” Work on the GyroCam contract is expected to be complete by May 2007. This contract is a limited competitive commercial contract award to GyroCam Systems LLC by the Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA (M67854-06-D-5034).

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