Trumpeter 1/35 scale M1117 Guardian ASV
Designed by Cadillac Gage, makers of the M706 of Vietnam service, the M1117 provides patrolling troops more protection than up-armored Humvees.
February 9, 2010
|During the early days of the Iraq War, the vulnerabilities of Humvees for convoy security quickly demonstrated they were not designed for this role. A different vehicle was needed to withstand the threats to such patrols. Enter the Guardian Armored Security Vehicle.|
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