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Armored Ford F-550
swat truck (pit-bull vx®)
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Make: Ford
Model: F-550 XL, 4X4
Market For: US & Export
GVWR: 19,500 lb/8,845 kg
Seating: 2 + 8 Crew
Engine: 6.7L V8 Turbo Diesel (High Sulfur)
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
Power: 300 hp @ 2,800 rpm
Tire: XZL335/80R20 (run-flat inserts)
Height: 100 in. (254 cm)
Length: 239 in. (607 cm)
Width: 98 in. (248 cm)
Wheelbase: 141 in. (358 cm)
Final Weight: 16,600 lbs (7,529 kg)

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ARMORING SPECS... Protection Levels A6(B5) - A10(B7)

  • All opaque material surrounding passenger area is constructed w/hardened ballistic steel
  • Roof (at an angle) & floor (anti-mine protection including DM51 grenade/fragmentation)
  • All original glass is removed and replaced with NIJ tested multi-layered ballistic glass
  • Protection against high-power rifles up to 7.62x39, 5.56x45, 7.62x51 & M80 ball
  • Complete set of four (4) high-grade Military wheels with runflats installed
  • Additional areas of armoring are fuel tank, battery and computer module
  • P.A./multi-siren system and LED strobe lights, per customer's request
  • Reinforced door hinges to support additional weight of the armor
  • Additional hardened ballistic steel plating for the undercarriage
  • Patented designed armoring for the firewall and wheel wells
  • Gunports are built-in on selected doors and/or windows
  • Window mesh screen riot protection (Optional)
  • Camera/monitor vision system (Optional)
  • Gator Hyde durable coating (Optional)
  • Heavy duty winch system (Optional)
  • Customized tailpipe protection

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