The military’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) has become a ubiquitous mainstay among those troops travelling bomb-laced roads in Afghanistan.
The MRAP is renowned for it’s protective “v-shaped” hull, which redirects blasts a lot better than the flat bottomed humvees. On the downside though, troops have noted the suspension could use a little work—every bump feels like a boulder.
Watch what happens to the too-tight axle in this video posted just a couple days ago:
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