During the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, the U.S. Army built 28,000MRAPs(Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Trucks). Now the U.S. Army has announced that it is giving 13,000 of them away, for free. Who's receiving the trucks? Homeland Security and U.S. PrisonPlanet, 19 hours ago
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This year Utah's law enforcement agencies received a MRAP, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, 1,230 rifles, four grenade launchers, 17.45-caliber pistols and a lot of accessories. This is a part of the program, known as "1033 program". The aim ...Voice of Russia, 1 month ago US Police Department Gets $US600,000 Military Mine Resistant Vehicle For Used Car Prices Business Insider Australia, 1 month ago ARMED AND DANGEROUS WorldNetDaily, 1 month ago Local Police Department Gets $600,000 Military Mine Resistant Vehicle For Used Car Prices Business Insider, 1 month ago
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The Pentagon wants to give away 13,000 mine-resistant, ambush-protected trucks because they have outlived their original purpose. "We've notified our friends and allies that we have MRAPs available and if they want them they can have them," says ...MSN Money, 1 month ago Coming to a police agency near you: Pentagon giving away 13K MRAPs Washington Times, 1 month ago Pentagon giving 'free' armored trucks to police WorldNetDaily, 1 week ago
The U.S. Army plans to deploy Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (photo) to South Korea amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The Eighth U.S. Army is seeking to deploy more than 80 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to South ...Korea Herald, 1 month ago write_date('10','17'+' 2007'); Defense-Aerospace, 1 month ago US to send 80 mine-resistant vehicles to Korea Asiaone, 1 month ago
A US soldier walks alongside Maxxpro mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles in Afghanistan in May. The Army plans to keep 2,633 Navistar-made MaxxPro Dash vehicles, and 301 MaxxPro ambulances, according to Army documents. (Dibyangshu Sarkar / ) ...DefenseNews.com, 2 months ago Majority of MRAPs to be scrapped or stored Army Times, 2 months ago
Force Protection, which is now part of General Dynamics Land Systems, supplied Britain with 400 Ocelot/ Foxhound 4×4 PPVs, 168 Ridgback 4×4 PPVs, 506 Mastiff 6×6 MPPVs, 130 Wolfhound 6×6 HSV cargo vehicles, and 14 Buffalo heavy-duty mine-removal ...Defense Industry Daily, 2 months ago General Dynamics Gets $26 Million Contract for Cougar Survivability Upgrade Program Individual.com, 1 month ago GD Awarded $26 M for Cougar Survivability Upgrade Program ASD News, 1 month ago General Dynamics wins Cougar survivability upgrade work Shephard, 1 month ago
The Lazar II is based on the modifications of the concept of the original Lazar vehicle. Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. PHOTO: AFP Lazar II is a multi-role armoured vehicle manufactured by the Serbian state-run ...The Express Tribune, 3 weeks ago
WARREN COUNTY, N.Y . - Armored vehicles that protected American forces in places like Iraq having a second life here at home. Since 1995, the Pentagon has given $4 billion worth of military equipment to local police forces, everything from ...CBS News, 1 month ago Not your typical police car Military vehicles put to new use back in U.S. Big News Network, 1 month ago
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Force Protection's Cougar 6×6 MRAP. Good luck scrapping it. Source: Wikimedia Commons During 10 years of continuous warfare, the U.S. spent $50 billion building a fleet of 25,000 Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected armored vehicles, or MRAPs, to ...Next iPhone News, 2 months ago Billions of Dollars' Worth of MRAPs Head to the Scrapyard. Who Profits? Daily Finance, 2 months ago
When Spc. Zachary Cline found himself in a Taliban ambush this summer, he was operating the .50 Cal M2 mounted on a Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station from the back of his commander's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All- Terrain Vehicle. His ...Tech Briefs, 1 month ago
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