Think the armored cars you see on TV and in movies are bad-ass? Well then, you probably haven’t laid eyes upon INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing’s Unique Armored Personnel Carrier . The tactical attack and defense vehicle is, in a word, mental.
Other than being completely awesome and looking like something prepared for a zombie apocalypse, the Unique Armored Personnel Carrier was specifically developed and created with the objective of protecting passengers in high-threat environments in any conditions. Whether it’s in the pulsating heat of summer or the sub-zero conditions of winter, this bad-boy is ready to fulfill its duties.
But that’s only one part about this armored monstrosity that makes it such a unique armored carrier.
Wherever it finds itself in, the Unique Armored Personnel Carrier has the capability to provide the kind of reliability, mobility, and protection that transport vehicles like this are known for. It’s no wonder why police forces and security agencies are already voicing their interest in securing a fleet of these vehicles for their personal use.
The first four vehicles have already been accounted for by the National Police of Colombia and judging by its imposing presence, it won’t take long before other agencies from other countries line up and place their own orders.
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Unique Armored Personnel Carrier By INKAS in detail
It’s massive, which is probably the most obvious thing to say about the Unique Armored Personnel Carrier. But more than just its colossal size, the vehicle is characterized by what INKAS describes as a high level of maneuverability relative to its size. It’s appropriate then that for a vehicle this size, the Uniqe Armored Personnel Carrier makes good use of an an 8.3-liter Paccar Engine and a ten-speed manual Allison Transmission.
Like all vehicles made for law-enforcement and military purposes, the Unique Armored Personnel Carrier incorporates a revolutionary, lightweight armor that not only increases its versatility and performance, but also offers unmatched protection for passengers inside.
In fact, the perimeter armoring of the passenger compartment and the engine bay can withstand assault from 7.62x51 SC ammunition, 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball ammunition and tested to meet NIJ-STD-0108.01 Level III / CEN Level B6 ballistic standards.
As if its standard configuration isn’t imposing enough, the Unique Armored Personnel Carrier can also be customized in order to meet the requirements of each customer. A customizable military transport vehicle. Now that’s a configurator we can’t wait to see go live on the Internet.
Who wants to bet on who is the first celebrity to customize one of these beasts to be his or her personal limo. me money’s on Justin Bieber .
INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is pleased to announce a new armored personnel carrier (APC). INKAS® Huron is a tactical attack and defense vehicle, which is able to protect its passengers in high threat environments within any climate condition. The vehicle is designed and equipped to operate in police and military tactical missions, convoy protection and border control all over the world. INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing will supply the first four vehicles to the National Police of Colombia.
“We are proud to announce a new unique vehicle in the lineup. At INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, we know how important it is to provide protection, reliability and mobility along with a high level of comfort to the passengers of an armored personnel carrier in any type of weather condition. Thus, we believe that our customers – police forces, SWAT and other security agencies in Latin America, Africa and all over the world – will see the true value in INKAS® Huron APC,” said Major General David Fraser, Member of the Board of Directors, INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing.
INKAS® Huron is a unique APC in terms of technical specifications, design and assembly. The vehicle is characterized by a high level of maneuverability and is extremely lightweight relative to its size. It incorporates revolutionary lightweight armor which increases its mobility and speed performance in comparison with the other similarly-sized vehicles in the market. INKAS® Huron’s well-proven off-road capabilitiesare supported by an 8.3L Paccar Engine and a ten-speed manual Allison Transmission. The OEM body of the vehicle was replaced with a fully re-designed body by INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing that incorporates heat and noise insulation materials providing an unprecedented level of comfort to its occupants.
The vehicle’s ballistic design and special armor protection are aimed to maximize its ability to protect passengers in any environment and allow the vehicle to endure high levels of attacks while maintaining its full performance. INKAS® Huron’s perimeter armoring of the passenger compartment and engine bay is designed to provide protection against 7.62x51 SC ammunition, 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball ammunition and tested to meet
NIJ-STD-0108.01 Level III / CEN Level B6 ballistic standards. The floor is fitted with blast protection to defend occupants against fragmentation from detonation of 2 DM-51 German ordnance hand grenades or equivalent light anti-personnel mines. Each armor plate is laboratory tested and certified not only by INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, but also by third party laboratories as required by law.
The length of the vehicle as well as other critical characteristics such as a roof-mounted gun turret can be customized in order to meet the requirements of each customer. INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing facilitates the global delivery of the vehicle to all major seaports as well as it has an ability to arrange airfreight upon special request. INKAS® Huron’s competitive price makes the vehicle accessible for Ministries of Defence, police and other security agencies.