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U.S. Military Looks Beyond MRAPs to Next Generation of Vehicles

The U.S. military missions in Iraq and Afghanistan required a new kind of armored truck to keep American soldiers protected as they patrolled or traveled about hostile areas of these countries. Because of guerilla tactics used by insurgents against U.S. forces, particularly the widepspread use of cheap improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the Pentagon deployed thousands […]

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Luxury Armored Vehicles Offer Security, Comfort and Style

Armored vehicles have many roles in the workaday world, securely delivering cash and other valuables. Likewise, specialized armored vehicles made for law enforcement purposed allow officers at the federal, state and local levels to do their jobs more efficiently and with greater personal safety. On a daily basis armored military vehicles keep soldiers in conflict […]

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Armored Cars’ Features Thwart a Range of Attacks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today’s armored vehicles must be designed to protect their occupants and cargo from multiple types of security threats. From a single bat-wielding assailant to a coordinated attack involving automatic weapons and explosives, armored cars and trucks are built with a wide range of defensive scenarios in mind. In order to put up effective resistance against […]

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Used Armored Vehicles Make Security More Affordable

Make no mistake, the high level of protection that armored vehicles provide comes, at a cost. Adding armor plating and bulletproof glass to a vehicle, along with other special modifications, carries a price tag that can present a budget challenge to some of the very people who need secure transportation the most. That’s where used […]

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‘Bulletproof’ Glass Provides Clearly Superior Protection

Just as a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, armored vehicles are only as safe and secure as their most penetrable areas. In a regular vehicle, the fragile windows are the most obvious weak point. To serve in an armored car or truck, glass must be strong enough to resist gunfire as […]

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Smart Businesses Employ Armored Vehicles to Protect Valuable Assets and VIPs

Decades ago, not long after the invention of the automobile itself, private companies were some of the first users of armored vehicles. Today, for many businesses and business executives, armored cars and trucks are more of a necessity than ever. Armored vehicles were originally developed for asset protection, and that’s still one of their primary […]

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How Are Bulletproof Vehicles Made?

Manufacturing bulletproof and armored vehicles that offer superior security and protection involves more than just adding a few metal plates to an existing car or truck design. Constructing effective bulletproof vehicles requires expert knowledge of ballistics, explosives and tactics that could be used by potential attackers, as well as mechanical expertise. That said, armor reinforcement […]

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Who Uses Armored Vehicles?

For one particular group – the armed forces – it’s easy to see why armored vehicles are a necessity. From armored Hummers to the most heavily armored vehicle of them all, the modern tank, operating in combat zones obviously requires the utmost in physical protection for soldiers.

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Sault Ste. Marie ESU Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport AP (BATT AP)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Sault Ste. Marie ESU unveiled their new Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport AP, or BATT AP, rescue and tactical vehicle. Featuring .50 cal protection and a host of additional options, this truck is ready to be deployed in the fight against crime. www.armoredcars.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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First BATT in Canada Used for Barricaded Subject

First BATT AP delivered to Sault Ste. Marie, Canada used during a call out for barricaded subject. Needless to say, subject surrendered. http://www.swat-vehicles.com/

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