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U.S. Department of State Awards 10-year Blanket Purchase Agreement to The Armored Group, LLC

The Armored Group, manufacturer of armored vehicles used by government, law enforcement and military has been awarded a 10-year blanket purchase agreement with the Department of State.
One of the newest armored vehicles developed by The Armored Group, LLC, the Protector
One of the newest armored vehicles developed by The Armored Group, LLC, the Protector 2017-01-12 21:21:37
The Armored Group (TAG) has just announced they have been awarded a 10-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with the Department of State. A blanket purchase agreement offers a simplified acquisition method that government agencies use to fill anticipated repetitive needs for supplies and services. Under this agreement, The Armored Group will provide a wide range of armored vehicles for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

The Armored Group LLC, was one of three contractors awarded the initial BPA “calls” to deliver the first vehicles to the Department of State using this new agreement. Chief Operations Officer of The Armored Group, Jeff Carnicom, reacted to the agreement by saying, “The Armored Group considers it an honor and great responsibility to serve the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security by providing the best-in-class specialty armored vehicles that provide the highest level of protection available.”

The Armored Group will be providing full armor and integration packages on the Mercedes Sprinter, Nissan Patrol and Chevy Express Van platforms. The BPA also gives The Armored Group a fair opportunity to compete for the up-armor of a variety of additional SUVs such as Chevrolet Suburban and Toyota Land Cruiser, sedans including the Chevrolet Caprice and the Cadillac XTS and pick-ups such as the Toyota Hilux and the Chevrolet Silverado.

We are pleased to expand our long-standing partnership with the Department of State through this 10-year agreement" said Robert Pazderka, President and CEO of The Armored Group, LLC. "We look forward to continuing to help the agency achieve their goal of fielding the best equipment for protection of life and property”. “We take great pride and honor in providing armored vehicles for our country’s diplomats serving around the world.”

For more information or to coordinate an interview with The Armored Group, please contact Mary Garrett at 602-432-2010 or 

About The Armored Group:

The Armored Group (TAG) has nearly 25 years of experience engineering, manufacturing and modifying armored and non-armored vehicles for use by government military agencies, law enforcement, private businesses, individual citizens and anyone needing a high level of personal protection around the world. TAG engineers, designs, builds and modifies vehicles for any terrain and any environment.

TAG provides the highest quality armored vehicles available and sets the standard for customization, reliability and protection. To ensure that all TAG vehicles meet the highest standards of safety, they undergo extreme ballistics testing and have received VPAM-BVR 2009/VR7 Ballistic/ERV 2010 Blast Certification for their Toyota Land Cruiser and Toyota Hilux armoring solutions.

All facilities are ISO 9001 certified and managed by fully qualified and experienced professionals who serve customers around the world.

TAG is a full-line commercial armored vehicles builder and has provided customized engineering, design and building solutions to a vast array of clients including law enforcement agencies all over the world, Brinks, Loomis, Dunbar Armored, KBR, Lockheed Martin, DynCorp, U.S. Army and Air Force, U.S. and foreign governments and agencies such as the DOD, DOS and the United Nations.

For more information, please visit these company websites: and or call: 1 888-997-5607 or 602 840 2271.

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The Armored Group
5221 N. Saddlerock Dr.

Phoenix, AZ 85018 U.S.A.

Mary Garrett
Public Relations

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