JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Armor Holdings
(NYSE: AH), a leading manufacturer and distributor of military vehicles,
vehicle armor systems and life safety and survivability systems serving
military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets,
announced today the receipt of a new prime contract award by the U.S. Navy
for $518.5 million to provide Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP)
vehicles. Work will be performed in 2007 and early 2008 by the Armor
Holdings Aerospace and Defense Group at its facilities located in
Fairfield, Ohio and Sealy, Texas.
Robert Schiller, President of Armor Holdings, Inc., said, "We are
extremely proud that the Armor Holdings "Caiman" MRAP offering, which
maximizes commonality with the U.S. Army's Family of Medium Tactical
Vehicles (FMTV), has been selected by the U.S. Navy and Department of
Defense leadership. We also look forward to our continued support for other
MRAP vehicle suppliers and to the continuation of the FMTV and Up-Armored
HMMWV programs. This new "Caiman" MRAP award adds to our customer's ability
to provide additional quantities of deployable MRAP vehicles by year-end
and we are honored to be such a significant participant in this vital
About Armor Holdings, Inc.
Armor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AH) is a diversified manufacturer of
branded products for the military, law enforcement, and personnel safety
markets. Additional information can be found at www.armorholdings.com.
Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute
forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. The Company
may use words such as "anticipates," "believes," "plans," "expects,"
"intends," "future," and similar expressions to identify forward-looking
statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in the Company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the
Company's Registration Statement on Form S-3, its 2006 Form 10-K and
amendments thereto and most recently filed Forms 8-K and 10-Q.
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