A Caiman MRAP
BAE Systems received a contract modification worth $23.8 million for replacement and spare parts, instructor and maintenance support and other services for Caiman (MRAP) vehicles.
Replacement and spare parts include improved front seats, electrical connectors for towing and to retrofit door assist system safety strips on the Caiman vehicles. Spare and replacement [...]
The U.S. Government has received two MARP vehicles from BAE Systems for field tests and evaluation. GTS MAT-V, prototyped from its Caiman predecessor, combines survivability of an MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) and the mobility of a HMMWV (High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled)
curb weight of less than 9 tons
high power-to-weight ratio
low center of gravity
high off-road [...]
A Cougar in an explosives test
Force Protection, Inc wins tender of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence as the supplier for the Wolfhound Tactical Support Vehicle (Heavy) program. Force Protection, Inc has completed design work and built two prototypes based on its highly successful Cougar vehicle, carried out blast tests and mobility [...]
BAE Systems will deliver more than 5,000 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles under existing contracts with the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps.
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles are a family of armored fighting vehicles designed to survive IED attacks and ambushes. IEDs cause the majority of US deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan. There [...]