TITLE

Firm guards niche in armored vehicles

AUTHOR(S)
Tiron, Roxana
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hill;7/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 89, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the actions of the Pentagon and theU.S. Congress in providing many mine-resistant vehicles to troops in Iraq. According to the author, the Pentagon has stepped up its acquisition of the uniquely designed vehicles due to the success of Force Protection Inc.'s Cougar and Buffalo but many other contractors are competing. He added that the Pentagon created a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle task force as top priority project under Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
ACCESSION #
26212279

 

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