BATTELLE's * USA: Special pickup truckmaker
* Ohio - U.S. Special Ops orders new batch of low-profile pickups from Battelle
Battelle has landed a second contract to supply U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with stealthy, armored trucks built to blend into the background in potentially hostile environments... Similar to the commercial security vehicles that Battelle builds, the trucks were designed to maintain their stock appearance while providing military-grade levels of protection... The non-profit R&D outfit has been modifying Toyota Hilux pickups for SOCOM under a contract for “Non Standard Commercial Vehicles” that began in 2013. It will add foreign market Toyota Land Cruisers and Ford Rangers as the partnership is extended over the next five years through a $170 million deal for several hundred trucks...
Columbus, OH, USA - FoxNews, by Gary Gastelu - July 27, 2016
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