Blast proof: sport utility vehicle for war zone patrols.

Author:Williams, Robert H.
Position:TECH TALK
 
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Military and law enforcement organizations in the United States and elsewhere are acquiring a light armored vehicle that is mounted on a Ford F550 commercial chassis. The Gurkha LAV that provides protection from armor piercing small arms fire and side load improvised explosive devices can be purchased ready for the road or in kit form.

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It features a floor that is blast protected and wheel stations that are located away from the crew cabin. Assuming a wheel...

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