Ladson, SC. -- Force Protection, Inc., a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of survivability solutions and provider of total life cycle support for those products, today announced it has received a modification to contract W56HZV-08-C-0028 from the United States Army Tank- Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for approximately $62.4 million for 60 Buffalo Mine Protected Clearance Vehicles (MPCV).
This contract modification is subject to definitization. The work will be performed in Ladson, SC and is expected to be completed prior to June 30, 2011. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Randy Hutcherson, Chief Operating Officer for Force Protection, commented, "The Buffalo is highly successful and we are proud of its performance in Iraq and Afghanistan. Buffalo has proven to be the leader in route clearance missions and has saved untold numbers of lives over the last several years in combat operations. We look forward to delivering these additional Buffalos over the coming months to the troops conducting vitally important missions."