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Old 03-24-2009, 08:29 AM   #11
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Looks like an economical MRAP. I guess it would be the Hyundai of the MRAP. As long as it protects our soldiers, sailors, and airman better than those HUMVEE's do/did, they can call it whatever they want, paint it any color they want, and over pay all they want for it!
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Old 03-24-2009, 04:30 PM   #12
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Cool stuff. Maybe I can buy a decommissioned HUMVEE with the turret on top to keep tailgaters off my ass!
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Old 03-28-2009, 12:19 AM   #13
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Did you guys know Humvees are being replaced with this?



The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is a U.S. Army, USSOCOM, and U.S. Marine Corps program to replace the current HMMWV with a family of more survivable vehicles and greater payload. In particular, the HMMWV was not designed to be an armored combat and scout vehicle but has been employed as one, whereas the JLTV will be designed from the ground up for this role.

The JLTV program is related to, but not the same as, the FTTS (Future Tactical Truck System) program. Lessons learned from the FTTS have been fed into the JLTV requirements.

The future family of vehicles will comprise five armored versions, ranging from infantry combat vehicles, command vehicles, reconnaissance vehicles, and armored utility vehicles.

Such a design could also be used in place of an armored personnel carrier or unarmoured trucks.

On 29 October 2008 the Pentagon narrowed the field of vendors to the Lockheed Martin, General Tactical Vehicles and BAE Systems/Navistar teams to compete for the final version and contract for the JLTV. Each team received contracts worth between $35.9 million and $45 million to begin the second phase of the program, which could ultimately be worth $20 billion or more.[12] The contracts were put on hold following protests by the losing teams, Northrop Grumman-Oshkosh and Textron-Boeing-SAIC. On 17 February 2009, the Government Accounting Office denied the protests.

Is Stark Industries producing these?? They are badass looking
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Excellent - That means there will be a few cheap Humvess going soon. And no one f**ks with one of those in London....not even the cabbies.

Although, considering I still want a WWII Jeep, I'd better just stick to looking.
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Looks sweet gotta get me one of those....what maybe 10 million a pop?
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