Panama City Rollers

No, not some dodgy 70’s rock band but the IED pre-detonating rollers used in Afghanistan, usually mounted on a Mastiff armoured vehicle.

 

Panama City Mine Roller - CHOKER C-IED
Panama City Mine Roller – CHOKER C-IED

Many people think these are the Self Protection Adaptive Roller Kit (SPARK) as used by the US Army but they are not, instead, the MoD purchased over 100 Panama City Mine Roller Systems Gen III a few years ago that the USMC have used since 2006 and made by the Naval Surface Warfare Center

Read more about the Talisman counter IED system at the links below

https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/2012/07/ieds-mines-route-clearance-and-talisman/

https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/2010/06/is-talisman-too-little-too-late/

https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/2010/07/talisman-on-operations/

https://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/2013/04/micro-minewolf/

 

 

 

 

 

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