Force Protection Establishes Canadian Subsidiary

Force Protection Industries, Inc., a Force Protection Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) group company, today announced the establishment of a Canadian subsidiary company, Force Protection Survivability Solutions Canada, Inc. "This subsidiary will allow us to better support the Canadian market and align more closely with our many Canadian partners and suppliers," said Michael Moody, Chief Executive Officer of Force Protection Inc. "Force Protection has developed and is offering a highly survivable and mobile vehicle for the Canadian Ministry of Defense's Tactical Armored Vehicle Patrol, or TAPV, program. We are committed to supporting this solution for the TAPV, as well as servicing our Cougar and Buffalo vehicles currently in service with the Canadian Forces." The head office will be located in Ottawa, Ontario, with partnerships and supplier relationships extending across Canada.

Source: Force Protection, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRPT)
Date: Mar 9, 2011