140 Mastiff vehicles for Iraq and Afghanistan

The Mastiff armoured vehicle on a test run at Kandahar Air base, Afghanistan. These vehicles will give commanders on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan more options to deal with the developing threats they are facing. These wheeled patrol vehicles have a less intimidating profile than tracked vehicles. They include BOWMAN radios and electronic countermeasures, and are fitted with additional armour beyond the standard level, to ensure they have the best possible protection. Weight: 22 Tons Max speed: 55 mph Engine: Diesel Crew: 2 Carries: 6 Armament: GPMG, 50mm cannon or 40 mm Auto grenade launcher.

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