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    Video: Texas Armoring chief literally stands behind his product
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    There are ways to test armor plating. You test the components under laboratory conditions, install them on a vehicle, test them some more, maybe put in some dummies to make sure occupants would be safe from harm under real-world conditions. But the Texas Armoring Corporation and its CEO take a ...

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    Report: Bentley Mulsanne stretches out thanks to ArmorTech Motors
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    The 2011 Bentley Mulsanne is officially ready for use by warlords and dictators the world over. Thanks to the work of ArmorTech Motors, the world's tyrants can safely roll over crowds of protesters and the odd land mine swaddled in the comfort of Connolly leather and a high-def entertainment ...

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    BMW teaches evasive driving techniques at Cold War air base
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    It's not without reason that BMWs are among the top choices for high-security personnel transport. BMW Security vehicles – armor-reinforced versions of the standard roadcars we see on the road every day – are known to be both secure and ...

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    Jeep J8 gets shot up to earn ballistic protection certification
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    Jeep J8 undergoes ballistic tests – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In its ongoing quest to return the Jeep name to its military roots, Chrysler has just put the J8 through ballistic and blast certification. The company says that its using a new manufacturing technique by hot-forming ...

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    Knox Handroid glove promises to make motorcycle falls safer [w/video]
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    Knox Handroid movement – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Knox Handroid is the latest thing in evolution that will take us to biomech suits. An exoskeleton supports a Kevlar and kangaroo hide glove. Thermoplastic spines protect all of your fingers and are anchored to all but ...

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    VIDEO: German armor company blows the crap out of a Rolls-Royce
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    Why on earth would you deliberately shoot a Rolls-Royce and try your darnedest to blow it off the road? Well, because it looks like fun, that's why. But at a third of a million dollars, you should have a better reason than an appetite for destruction ...

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    Range Rover, Range Rover, help drug lords take cover
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    We enjoy reporting on even the most removed niche vehicles on the market, but here's something that will only be of interest to drug lords living in the hillside jungles of South America, because few others would have use for an armored, stretched Range Rover (with the possible exception of the ...

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    Sovereign Saloon: Jaguar XJ-Armored
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    Click on image for enlarged diagram What's a moneyed Anglophile to do when his life has come in danger? The Mercedes S600 Guard offers a nice package, but a Benz is just so very cliché. Enter the Armoured Jaguar XJ Long Wheelbase, a bespoke motor of sublime elegance and protection for those ...

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    VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard
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    The S600 Guard is the ultimate armored limousine, the choice of third-world dictators and dealers of all kinds of stuff. Because Mercedes builds their Guard series (E, G and S-Class models) on separate assembly lines from their conventional counterparts, the passive and active security ...

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    Mercedes beefs up S-Class with S600 Guard
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    Click to enlargeUPDATE: Additional photos added after the jumpCelebrities, dignitaries, and the obsessively paranoid now have a new cocoon in which to wrap themselves as they travel from place to place. For them, the Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard melds V12 power and Mercedes' luxurious, quiet ...

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    Clinton receives first presidential hybrid
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    President Clinton will be the first U.S. president ever to use a hybrid outfitted for presidential service thanks to Ford, who will be presenting our 42nd president with a Mercury Mariner Hybrid "Presidential Edition" at the Clinton Global Initiative conference later this month in New York City. ...

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