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Cougar MRAP Vehicle Order from US Marines


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Force Protection
: 06 May, 2010  (Application Story)
The Marines will take delivery of 30 Cougar vehicles from Force Protection to form part of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected fleet in use in the service
Force Protection has received contract M67854-10-C-5133 from United States Marine Corps Systems Command for approximately $24 million for 30 Cougar Category I Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles including Field Service support. The contract is a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for coalition forces in support of US forces and is subject to definitization. The work will be performed in Ladson, SC and is expected to be completed prior to April 29, 2011.

Randy Hutcherson, Chief Operating Officer for Force Protection, commented, We are pleased to receive this new order for these 30 Cougar vehicles. The battle proven Cougar has been the workhorse not only for the US Marine Corps but allied forces around the globe such as the United Kingdom and Canada. We stand ready to deliver and support these vehicles wherever they are deployed around the world.
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