March  18,  2004

U.S.  Securities  and  Exchange  Commission
Division  of  Corporation  Finance
450  Fifth  Street,  N.W.
Washington,  D.C.  20549

Re:  Force  Protection,  Inc.
    Registration  Statement  on  Form  SB-2
    File  No.  333-112227

To  Whom  It  May  Concern:

     Pursuant  to  Rule  477(a) promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as
amended  (the  "Securities  Act"),  Force  Protection,  Inc.  (the "Registrant")
hereby  respectfully  requests  that  the  Securities  and  Exchange  Commission
consent  to  the withdrawal of its Registration Statement on Form SB-2 (File No.
333-112227)  originally  filed  on  January 27, 2004, together with all exhibits
and  amendments  thereto  (collectively,  the  "Registration  Statement").

     The  Registration  Statement  covered  the  resale of certain shares of the
Registrant's  Common  Stock  by  the Registrant's stockholders. The Registration
Statement  has  not been declared effective and no shares of Common Stock of the
Registrant  have  been or will be resold pursuant to the Registration Statement.

     The  Registrant  further  requests  that, pursuant to Rule 477(c), an order
with  the date of the granting of the withdrawal be included in the file for the
aforementioned  Registration  Statement in the following manner: "Withdrawn upon
the  request  of  the  Registrant,  the  Commission  consenting  thereto."

     Please  forward  copies  of  the  order consenting to the withdrawal of the
Registration  Statement to the undersigned at 9801 Highway 78, #3, Ladson, South
Carolina  29456,  and  Amy  Trombly, Esq. 1163 Walnut Street, Suite 7 Newton, MA
02461.  If  you  have  any questions regarding this request, please call Ms. Amy
Trombly  at  (617)  243-0850.

     Thank  you  for  your  assistance.

Very  truly  yours,

Force  Protection,  Inc.

 /S/Michael  Watts
Michael  Watts
Chief  Executive  Officer