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Florida SWAT Team Receives MRAP Vehicle from Defense Department

January 9, 2014
The used Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle was bought for $2,000 from the defense department's Law Enforcement Support Office. A new one would have cost $700,000, the Fort Pierce Police said.

DSM Dyneema Launches New Ballistic Vest Technology

December 4, 2013
DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber for body and vehicle armor, has officially introduced DyneemaForce Multiplier Technology, built on its Radical Innovation platform.

Lenco To Display BearCat G3 at NTOA Conference

September 12, 2013
Lenco Industries will display its latest BearCat model at the NTOA Tactical Operations Conference beginning Sept. 22.

Conn. SWAT Challenge Features Lenco BearCat

August 16, 2013
The 2013 Connecticut SWAT Challenge will feature Lenco's BearCat G3 armored vehicle at the tactical competition scheduled for Aug. 20-22 and hosted by the West Hartford Police Department.

Armored Rescue Vehicles: Mobile Force Multipliers

August 6, 2013
Armored vehicles are a mobile force multiplier for law enforcement, and in this extremely violent era, they are essential equipment.

The Armored Group Upgrades Armor on Latest ARVs

June 26, 2013
The Armored Group's Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport S AP shields against NIJ Level IV and .50-caliber ball round threats.

Lenco Introduces Bearcat EOD BombCat Armored Vehicle

June 14, 2013
In addition to technicians, the BombCat accommodates a large tactical robot like the Andros F6A that can be readily accessed using a fold-down ramp at the curb side door or deployed from a hydraulically controlled platform at the front of the vehicle.

The Armored Group Opens Mich. Manufacturing Facility

June 14, 2013
The Armored Group (TAG) recently opened a 144,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Dearborn Heights, Mich., to produce armored rescue vehicles for law enforcement.

Lenco Offers 'MedCat' Armored Vehicle for Tactical EMS

June 7, 2013
Lenco Industries has introduced a version of its BearCat armored rescue vehicle suited to tactical EMS missions for law enforcement and the military. The BearCat MedEvac LE (also known as the "MedCat") was designed to meet the combined requirements of SWAT and tactical EMS teams.

Armored Group and Pi Innovo Introduce Active Ride Control System

May 23, 2013
The Armored Group and Pi Innovo have jointly developed an active ride control system for use on armored law enforcement vehicles including Armored Non Standard Commercial Vehicles (ANSCV).

Phoenix Police Ram Kidnapping House

May 21, 2013

Phoenix PD's tactical team used its Lenco armored vehicle to ram the house where a kidnapping suspect held hostage his 3-year-old son and several other people. Read the full story here.

Maine Company Introduces Dual-Tracked SWAT Bot

April 24, 2013
A southern Maine company that produces robotic vehicles for movies and the military has introduced the SWAT Bot, a dual-tracked armored robotic vehicle for high-risk tactical situations.

St. Louis County Acquires SWAT Vehicle, Truck

November 28, 2012
The St. Louis County (Mo.) Police Department acquired a Lenco Bearcat and Farber equipment truck to provide a regional resource for tactical officers.

SWAT-H

November 1, 2012
HEAT Armor offers several different variations of SWAT truck units. Pictured above is the SWAT-H model with riot protection and upgraded heavy-duty tires packages. Each vehicle can be engineered for a variety of law enforcement applications.

The Rook

September 21, 2012
The Rook's NIJ Level IV armor reinforcement fabrication, and four mission-specific attachments protect and defend officers in any emergency. IACP #5944.

Armored Specialty Vehicles

August 22, 2012

Armored vehicles provide officers with tactical advantages in barricade situations and other incidents involving individuals armed with high-caliber rounds. In addition to NIJ Level IV protection, they can be customized with all manner of equipment, including gear to help evacuate civilians and downed officers. Read our August feature to find out how to secure funding for these useful tools. Photos provided by manufacturers.

How to Find Funding for Specialty Vehicles

August 17, 2012

The Homeland Security grants that seemed to grow on trees after 9/11 are not as plentiful as they once were. But that's not to say law enforcement agencies can't obtain grant funding for specialty vehicles. They just might need to approach it differently. 

Spartan LAV

August 16, 2012
Created by Streit USA Armoring to be a multifunctional vehicle, the Spartan LAV is designed to protect against various threat levels, depending on the customer requirements.

St. Petersburg Unveils Armored Rescue Vehicle

August 2, 2012
The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Department publicly unveiled its new Lenco BearCat armored rescue vehicle for high-risk encounters involving the SWAT team.

UC Berkeley Drops Plan to Buy Armored Vehicle

July 10, 2012
The University of California, Berkeley Police Department will not acquire an armored vehicle that it planned to procure using a federal grant, after campus administrators and city leaders nixed the plan.
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