Our Bureau
07:35 AM, July 20, 2016
Battelle Wins $170 Million To Build Non-Standard Commercial Vehicles For SOCOM
battelle-660 armored pickup (Image: Foxnews)

Battelle has been awarded a contract worth $170 million to build Non Standard Commercial Vehicles (NSCVs) from US Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

The SOCOM announced the award July 14, naming Battelle as the contract winner in a competitive procurement, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

Under terms of the contract, Battelle will build armored and unarmored vehicles for the next five years at its manufacturing facility in West Columbus. The contract also includes an option for two more years.

Fred Byus, vice president of Battelle’s Mission and Defense Technologies business said, “Under this contract, our vehicle systems team will execute on its custom designs and integrate complex systems to meet mission requirements—at a competitive cost.”