The «Jeep» Type Isn't Dead!

Kemp, Ian
December 2007
Armada International;Dec2007/Jan2008, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p30
The article offers information on various military land transportation systems. The U.S. Defense launched the joint service Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (Mrap) armoured vehicle programme to provide enhanced protection against explosively formed penetrators. The Hummer will remain the primary LTV in U.S. military service well beyond 2020.


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