The Tactical Armored Patrol vehicle () program of the Canadian Army is picking steam as the deadline for proposals nears. announced yesterday its offer submission for the program. The company is offering the ‘ ’, a 6×6 variant of the battle proven . A contract award to the final selected bidder for the requirement is currently expected by the second quarter of 2012.
Force Protection will be the design authority and have overall responsibility for the vehicle design, configuration, production and delivery. Lead team memberof will provide the in-service support (ISS) and integrated logistics support (ILS) services, including ongoing engineering support environment, training and fleet management services. will also be responsible for assembling a pan-Canadian team to support the program. Two members that already have joined are , providing a dual remote weapons system ( ) and as the provider of C4ISR suite.