Title: Mastiff armored vehicle, operated by the British Army in Iraq

Copyright: MoD (Crown).

Details & reference: In 2006 the British Army deployed the first Mastiff armored vehicels to enhance troop protection in Iraq. The British MoD announced in October 2007 plans for the acquisition of additional 140 vehicles, to be delivered from the US Manufacturer Force Protection Inc. Mastiff is based on FPI's Cougar armored vehicle, enhanced with all-round slat armor and passive protection added to the sides, augmenting its protection against the more lethal threats encountered in the Iraqi theater.

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