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To: Southack; globalheater; Cannoneer No. 4
Southhack has the right idea "Take the HMMWV, change its flat underbody to a V-hull with just enough armor to withstand running over a small ex-Soviet mortar, bullet-proof the sides and glass...". Hummers would still have to go on missions, but they would be better protected and that translates into fewer dead GIs.

Also look at the front bumper of the vehicle that globalheater posted-see the built in tow cable? Excellent idea. Otherwise I am not too sure about the vehicle as it appears to suffer from the same explosion absorbing flat bottom as the hummer.

26 posted on 03/30/2006 7:05:34 AM PST by 91B (God made man, Sam Colt made men equal.)
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To: 91B
The germans are getting around in afghanistan with these: It ran on a 6 kg anti tank mine and was 'deplaced' 2 m to the side. One front wheel was ripped of - noone was hurt the cell was unharmed.
41 posted on 03/30/2006 11:41:06 PM PST by globalheater (There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare - Sun Tzu)
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