Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Army To Use 'Mad Max' 4x4 To Fight Taliban

A 'Mad Max'-style attack vehicle is to be used by the Army
to tackle the Taliban in Afghanistan. The new 4x4 vehicles,
described by one serving officer as 'like a Land Rover on steroids'
with a gun platform bristling with weapons. It will be also be fast
for a four tonne vehicle, with a potential top speed of 80mph. The
new machines are technically known as MWMIKs (Mobility
Weapon Mounted Installation Kit) but are known as Wimiks by
the troops who use them.Read more:

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