Ranger armoured vehicle

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Taffnp, Oct 18, 2009.

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  1. A British company has produced a superior vehicle to the Ridgback. Same price, lighter and more protection. It has been blast tested and the MOD said they don't need it

    Universal, which has spent £3.5 million building the prototype, has carried out a test using a quantity of TNT equivalent to double the average size of explosive found in Afghanistan, without the hull being breached.

    its makers say the Ranger is two-and-a-half times better protected than the Ridgback that will be used in Afghanistan from next month.


  2. Sounds like an average chelsea tractor.
  3. meridian

    meridian LE Good Egg (charities)

    Been knocking around for a while I think


  4. It would depend on who paid the biggest "Backhander" to the bod's allowed the choice... :)