of the newcomers at DSEi, Modern Day Marine and AUSA 2007 expos
was the Grizzly from the US company Blackwater. Originally developed
to meet the company's requirements for secure transportation
in high threat areas.
The vehicle uses a unique 'diamond hull' design that consists
of a V shaped hull and sloped walls, offering protection against
both roadside bomb and under-belly attacks.
The vehicle's armor is made primarily of layered steel plates,
combined with air gaps and layered composites to mitigate blast
and behind-armor effect. (more...)