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Knight XV Gurkha Armoured Vehicle

July 27th 2011 06:52
Armet Armored Vehicles Gurkha is an armoured military vehicle built by Ontario-based Armet Armored Vehicles Incorporated. The 4 X 4 wheeled light armoured vehicle (LAV) and is based on the larger Armet Armored Vehicles Balkan Mk3 armored truck on a Ford F550 chassis. An optional turret is available for both the Balkan Mk3 and the Gurkha.

Variants:
Balkan - an armoured light truck (F550 chassis) with armour
Balkan Mark 3 - same as the original Balkan with some minor upgrades
Balkan Mark 4 - upgraded version of Mk3 with roof turret
Kestrel Peacekeeper - upgraded Gurkha without turret

Knight-XV - civilian variant by Toronto-based Conquest Vehicle Incorporated (manufactured in Markham, Ontario)

The vehicle has been sold for use by:
United States Army
Russian Foreign Ministry
various American police SWAT teams
Canadian Forces - product development[citation needed]
Toronto Police Service


The Gurkha appeared in the 2011 film Fast Five.


Knight XV Gurkha

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