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Force Protection Establishes Canadian Subsidiary

Carolina Headlines - Manufacturing

LADSON, SC – 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.

About Force Protection, Inc.

Force Protection, Inc. is a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of survivability solutions, including blast- and ballistic-protected wheeled vehicles currently deployed by the U.S. military and its allies to support armed forces and security personnel in conflict zones. The Company’s specialty vehicles, including the Buffalo, Cougar, Ocelot and related variants, are designed specifically for reconnaissance and urban operations and to protect their occupants from landmines, hostile fire, and improvised explosive devices (“IEDs”, commonly referred to as roadside bombs). Complementing these efforts, the Company is designing, developing and marketing the JAMMA, a new vehicle platform that provides increased modularity, transportability, speed, and mobility. The Company also develops, manufactures, tests, delivers and supports products and services aimed at further enhancing the survivability of users against additional threats. In addition, the Company provides long-term life cycle support services of its vehicles that involve development of technical data packages, supply of spares, field and depot maintenance activities, assignment of skilled field service representatives, and advanced on and off-road driver and maintenance training programs. For more information on Force Protection and its products and services, visit www.forceprotection.net.

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