FDI and PACCAR Team Up For Spares Support

MOORPARK, CA 31 MARCH 2009: Federal Defense Industries, Inc. (FDI) President Philip Ochoa announced that FDI has been awarded a new distributor relationship with PACCAR. As a multi-national technology company, PACCAR manufactures premium commercial vehicles sold around the world under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF Truck Lines, and also owns Dynacraft Parts Manufacturing. Ochoa stated this new arrangement will facilitate FDI's accomplishment of their mission critical support to TACOM's SNAP Program, which supports FMS cases for new equipment and spare parts for military End-Users of US friendly countries abroad.

Inherent in the new relationship will be faster supply cycle times to TACOM SNAP customers, improved supply rate against open requisitions, and reduced requisition processing times with lower net costs to TACOM SNAP and their FMS End-Users.

FDI additionally expects the new relationship to improve its ability to work with PACCAR Kenworth's engineering and product support groups to supply items previously deemed as obsolete.

Both FDI and PACCAR Kenworth incorporate ISO 9001 certified Quality Systems in their supply processes.