Founded in 1981, Lenco Industries Inc. is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of tactical armored security vehicles in the United States. Based in Pittsfield, Mass., it offers armored police vehicles for law enforcement agencies and state police and sheriff's department SWAT teams. The firm's product offering include the Lenco BearCat and B.E.A.R. models. Additionally, Lenco Industries Inc. manufactures armored military vehicles for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marines as well as international police forces.