Force Protection to provide kits to protect fuel tanks

Force Protection

WADE SPEES

Armored-vehicle maker Force Protection Inc. said Monday it will provide the Marine Corps Systems Command with kits to better safeguard the fuel tanks on 961 troop carriers.

The work, which is to be completed in Ladson by March 30, is a $16.9 million change to an existing contract. The kits are for Cougar trucks Force Protection built for the Marines.