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Old 10-15-2009, 07:36 AM
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“The first Oshkosh Corp. all-terrain military trucks have arrived in Afghanistan,…”

“The military says it needs a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle that's agile, lighter and more capable of handling Afghanistan's rocky terrain than other vehicles in the country. While massive in size, many military trucks aren't well suited for off-road use.

‘It's a fascinating problem from an engineer's perspective, although it's probably not so fascinating when people are shooting at you,’ said Ivan Oelrich, a defense industry expert with the Federation of American Scientists in Washington, D.C.”
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