LADSON, S.C. – Force Protection, a builder of high-tech armored vehicles, has hired Financial Relations Board to help the company with an investor relations program.

Force Protection (NASDAQ: FRPT) said Financial Relations Board will also provide communications and “proactive outreach” to the investment community as well as the financial media.

“We have engaged the Financial Relations Board to assist us in communicating our achievements and prospects to key audiences and building our relationships with the investment community,” said Raymond Pollard, Force Protection’s chief operations officer. “Their leadership, extensive industry knowledge and relationships will play an integral role in driving the growth of the company.”