Force Protection Looks at Expansion in Michigan

by: Matthew Potter
January 28, 2009

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Force Protection which had ridden the boom in the demand for MRAP vehicles from the U.S. military had its struggles in the past two years. See this previous article for more. Recently the company had bid on the new MRAP-ATV requirement for lighter, more maneuverable MRAPs for Afghanistan along with several other companies. In preparation in case it wins one of the multiple development contracts that are part of this plan the company as reported by Crain’s Detroit Business is looking at more space in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Other companies who bid include Oshkosh and BAE Systems. The contract announcements are expected in April.

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  1. Has Force Protection Turned the Corner? | Defense Procurement News on April 10th, 2009 2:00 am

    […] Now it is reported that they have won a contract from the U.S.M.C. for upgraded MRAP vehicles. The big prize that is still out there is the MRAP-ATV contract which will build a new, lighter and more maneuverable vehicle for use in […]

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