Marines Place Contract Delivery Order for 17 Cougar Vehicles
On Tuesday, DID noted that Force Protection Industries Inc. in Ladson, SC had received a $45.7 contract for 71 Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Rapid Response Vehicles, with a maximum ordering quantity of 122 (M67854-05-D-5091). Now Force Protection Industries Inc. is being awarded a $16.5 million firm-fixed-price delivery order for 17 more Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicles (JERRV), associated manuals, and spares under that contract.
Work will be performed in Ladson, SC. (60%) and Charlotte, MI (40%), and is expected to be complete by May 2006. This contract is a sole source award to Force Protection Industries Inc. as they are the sole manufacturer of the Cougar JERRV. The Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA issued the contract.