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The Armored Group, LLC Introduces its Newest Vehicle, the Terrier Armored Personnel Carrier

February 26, 2019
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The Armored Group, LLC (TAG), a leading worldwide provider of armored vehicles, has just introduced its newest law enforcement vehicle, the Terrier APC. The Terrier APC developed by the TAG Research and Development Team, offers a large payload capacity for its size as well as the highest level of protection for a vehicle in its class and price range with STANAG II applique option. The vehicle will be used by military, police, SWAT, regional response teams and non-governmental organizations.

The Terrier APC holds up to eight officers (2+6 in individual MIL-STD seats); the optional bench seat can accommodate up to ten officers (2+8) depending on the size of operators and amount of gear. The vehicle was designed with the end-users in mind; to protect those who are in dangerous operational environments.

Terrier APC Features:

Some of the key features of the Terrier APC model include:

  • Full Protection against Kinetic Energy Weapons conforming to STANAG 4569 Level 1
  • Heavy Duty Suspension & Axles
  • Upgraded Tires & Brakes (for better off-road capability)
  • Category-Leading Ground Clearance
  • UK Military Grade Locks & Heavy-Duty Hinges
  • Conveniently Placed High Visibility Gun Ports
  • 3 Doors and Roof Escape Hatch
  • Crew Cab or 5 Door Option
  • 5100kg Curb Weight (Standard Protection); 1000kg Payload; 6100kg Combat Weight
  • Modern LED Headlights & Standard Military Convoy Lights
  • 5-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Diesel 195 HP High Sulfur 1VD-FTV Toyota 4.5L V8
  • NATO Standard Slave Starting System
  • TAG Exclusive Flip Forward Armored Front Clip System
  • Hydraulically Assisted Recirculating Ball Steering
  • Rear HVAC System as standard
  • Auxiliary service battery with smart isolator switch and battery monitor

Optional Equipment Includes:

  • Additional parking AC powered by external 120 / 220VAC while the engine is off
  • Public address system
  • Acoustic deterring LRAD system
  • Intercom
  • Alternator upgrade
  • Blast attenuating seats
  • Interior weapon mounts
  • VHF/UHF communication system; MF/HF communications system
  • GPS
  • DVR
  • GSM-based live video monitoring system
  • Tracking system (depends on deployment region)
  • Smoke grenade launchers
  • Multiple launch systems for smoke grenades
  • Roof turret with a ring bearing and split hatch
  • Remote controlled weapon station
  • Gunshot detection system
  • Remote controlled searchlights
  • Forward-looking thermal camera
  • Reverse day/night camera
  • Perimeter day/night cameras
  • Outboard telescopic mast
  • IR driving and convoy lights
  • Overpressure air filtration system
  • Semi-automatic tire inflation system
  • Ballistic protection upgrade to STANAG 4569 Level 2
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Power inverters
  • Winch
  • Ballistic skip round shields
  • Emergency lighting systems
  • Interior compartment additional cooling fans
  • Computer workstations
  • Rescue medic/trauma pack with backboard/litter

Terrier APC:

The Terrier APC is built using a reinforced/militarized Toyota VDJ79 truck chassis, and COTS components. The vehicle can be built to B6, NIJ-III or STANAG 4569 Level 1 ballistic protection standards and is powered by a 195 HP high sulfur 1VD-FTV Toyota 4.5L V8 diesel and readily available in LHD and RHD configurations. Using upgraded axles, clutch and a reinforced frame as well as oversized super single wheels, the vehicle offers excellent mobility and a high payload capacity making it a superior choice in a variety of dangerous scenarios.

“The new Terrier APC offers the highest level of protection in combat and fire support situations and in mission-specific transport and logistics roles.  The Terrier APC is an extremely versatile vehicle with numerous optional upgrades, so agencies requiring the vehicle can customize it to truly meet their individual needs,” said Robert Pazderka, President and Founder of TAG. “Because of its availability and price, it is a smart, effective option for agencies that need to keep their teams safe and secure in dangerous situations.”

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Media inquiries or to request additional information, contact Mary Garrett at 602-432-2010.

About the Armored Group, LLC:
The Armored Group, LLC has more than 25 years of experience in engineering, designing and manufacturing armored and specialty vehicles for use by governments, military agencies, law enforcement agencies, commercial banks, private businesses and individual citizens around the world.  TAG offers a full-line of military and commercial armored and unarmored vehicles, including the Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport (BATT) APC vehicles, Personal Passenger Protection Vehicles (PPPV) and cash-in-transit vehicles (CIT). TAG provides the highest quality armored vehicles available in the industry and sets the standard for customization, reliability and protection, while delivering the best possible value for its customers.   The company is based in Phoenix, Arizona. With Manufacturing facilities in Dearborn Hight’s Michigan, Toronto Canada, Stadthagen Germany, Mumbai India, Ras Al Khaimah UAE.     

For more information, please visit these company websites: and or call 1 888-997-5607 or 602 840 2271.