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Force Protection and Medical University of South Carolina Announce Opening of Center for Brain Research

Force Protection, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) today announced the opening of the Force Protection Center for Brain Research at MUSC. The Center will conduct vital research designed to improving the quality of life for members of the armed forces and civilians who have suffered brain trauma, including Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). “Force Protection’s partnership with MUSC is an important extension of our company’s mission,” said Force Protection President and CEO Michael Moody. “The work of this Center will have a real and lasting impact on those who sacrifice so much to preserve our freedoms. We are bringing the great people, resources and skills of MUSC and Force Protection together. We aim to innovate and develop additional survivability solutions that will provide our men and women in uniform with the best possible protection.” The partnership between Force Protection and MUSC has resulted in the funding for research equipment, office space, faculty, and employees for the Center and related research activities. “We are pleased to partner with a company that has done so much to protect and save the lives of the troops serving our country,” said MUSC President Ray Greenberg. “Combining the medical research expertise of the University and the engineering expertise of our corporate sponsors will result in best-in-class service and treatment of the many men and women who have suffered devastating brain injuries in the line of duty. We’re excited to begin.”

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