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Ocelot To Compete For Australian Light Protected Patrol Vehicle

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Force Protection
: 28 May, 2010  (New Product)
The Australian Government has included Force Protection’s Ocelot vehicle in the short list of vehicles to be considered for the country’s light protected mobility vehicle program
Force Protection has announced that its Ocelot light protected patrol vehicle has been selected by the Australian Government to compete in the Land 121 Phase 4 Project for the Protected Mobility Vehicle – Light (PMV-L) prototype. Ocelot was offered for the Land 121 competition through Force Protection’s subsidiary, Force Protection Europe, LTD.

The Hon. Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Materiel and Science in the Australian Government, said, 'Three Australian based companies will be awarded up to (AUD) $9 million each for the development of protected mobility vehicle prototypes, putting them in the running to land a manufacturing contract for up to 1300 vehicles.'

The news from Australia comes on the heels of a decision by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MoD) to issue Force Protection Europe with an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the Light Protected Patrol Vehicle Programme – Demonstration, Production and Support phases. The issuing of the ITT follows a contract placed with Force Protection Europe by UK MoD for the supply of two Ocelot vehicles.

Commenting on these latest developments, David Hind, Managing Director at Force Protection Europe, said, 'We are delighted at the way Ocelot is being received around the world and expect that our display of the Ocelot at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris next month will generate still further interest in this important new vehicle.'
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