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USMC wants MRAP survivability upgrade

30th July 2013 - 17:59 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The USMC has released a pre-solicitation calling for MRAP Cougar vehicle egress upgrade kits for the family of vehicles.

Information provided on the Federal Business Opportunities website on 29 July stated that the egress kits must ‘increase survivability of vehicle occupants by ensuring personnel can exit after a blast, rollover, and water submersion’.

It said egress kits were required for a front door system; rear door system to include new rear steps; and an exhaust upgrade system. The contracted work will include production of the kits, development of technical manuals, logistics support and configuration management. The kits will be installed

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