In 2006, President George Bush declared it â€œpriority number one,â€ to defeat the threat of improvised explosive devices. U.S. MRAPs in Action illustrates the militaryâ€™s rapid response in developing and deploying mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles that ultimately overcame the threat of roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan. More than 225 colour photos present in detail all the major MRAPs: RG-31s, RG-33s, Cougars, Caimans, MaxxPros, and MATVs. Also included are the early deployed M1117 ASVs as well as Husky and Buffalo route-clearance vehicles. Colour photography and detailed captions take the mystery out of identifying the myriad U.S.-deployed MRAP vehicles, first deployed in 2006 and continue to protect service men and women. Illustrated with more than 225 photographs. 80 pages.
ISBN 978-0-89747-738-3 Paperback / ISBN 978-0-89747-737-6 Hardback