LADSON, S.C., 22 June 2006. The U.S. Marine Corps has placed a follow-on order with Force Protection Inc. for 15 additional Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicles (JERRVs). The order, which includes associated support items and services, is worth an estimated $9.3 million.
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Force Protection a contract for 79 Cougar JERRVs in May. This marks the second delivery order made under the contract in less than two months. All vehicles will be manufactured and delivered to the government this calendar year.