Polaris Defense receives five-year award for all-terrain ultralight utility vehicles

  • 06-Nov-2010 04:02 EDT

Polaris was recently awarded a contract by the Army National Guard to provide ultralight utility vehicles.  Included in the contract is the Ranger 6x6 800 Side-by-Side.

Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc., has been selected for a contract award to provide ultralight utility vehicles to the Army National Guard. The five-year contract includes the Polaris RANGER CREW 800 and Polaris RANGER 6x6 800 Side-by-Side vehicles as well as accessories and training. The competitively awarded contract has a ceiling value of $67 million over the contract period. Polaris intends to build the vehicles for this contract at its Spirit Lake, IA, facility, which has recently added over 270 full-time and seasonal jobs.

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