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One for the anoraks

#2
The big red letters "BEDFORD" give it away. ;) Looks like a MK thats been modified by some southern african nation, I'd guess Rhodesia pre Zimbabwe to give protection in likely-mined areas. Then it's been used to give safari tours. Just a guess. Compare it with a Ratel or a Buffel of the SADF.
 
#5
Used to have pretty much the same thing based on the old Bedford RL chassis out in Salalah many moons ago. Supposedly mine proof, and shaped cab/body deflects blast. That was the theory anyway.
 
#6
Yep, I seem to remember the SADF putting together a batch load of these, designed to reduce to occupants from mines. It does have an official designation, but I'll be buggered if I can remember what it is.
 

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