Force Protection, Inc. And General Dynamics Land Systems Joint Venture Force Dynamics, LLC, Gets U.S. Marine Corp Contract Worth $6.9 Million To Provide Integrated Logistics Support
Force Dynamics, LLC—a joint venture between leading defense manufacturers Force Protection, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) and General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD)—today announced it has received a $6.9 million contract to provide sustainment Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for the U.S. Marine Corp’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.
Under the contract, Force Dynamics will supply ILS elements including deployment blocks, maintenance workshop blocks, field service representatives, and operator and maintenance training. To date, Force Dynamics has received more than 320 of the 595 MRAP vehicle contracts thus far awarded. Total MRAP vehicle requirements are estimated by the Marines to be in excess of 7,700 vehicles, worth an approximate $8.4 billion.
“This contract is significant as it underscores the sustainability of our vehicles in the field,” said Force Protection CEO Gordon McGilton. “The government has heavily emphasized this critical component, and we are pleased to offer our proven ILS services in response to this need.”
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