Explaining Armor Levels: Choosing the Right Protection for Your Car

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Back in the day, chainmail and steel plates protected riders and their horses from enemy attacks. But this was when the primary mode of transportation was on horseback, and the only threats were swords and arrows. Now, we have advanced to using cars, and the threats have evolved to include bullets and explosions. With the … Read more

FAQ: Everything You Need to Know About Armored Cars

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Owning and operating an armored car has many perks. You can transport valuable goods and feel secure knowing your cargo is protected. But there are also important considerations to keep in mind and many factors to consider before investing. So, to help you make an informed decision, here are the answers to some frequently asked … Read more

How to Spot an Armored Vehicle on the Road

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The image of an armored vehicle may come to mind as a dark, bulky tank-like machine. However, not all armored vehicles fit this stereotype. They may look like any other car or truck on the surface but have an impressive array of protective measures beneath the exterior. From bulletproof glass to reinforced steel plating, these vehicles can … Read more

The History and Evolution of the Modern Armored Vehicle

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Tech advances and innovation in the automotive industry come to mind when talking about armored vehicles. But did you know we have Leonardo da Vinci to thank for the first recorded design of an armored vehicle? Here’s a look at the invention and innovation of the modern armored car. The Early Forms of Armored Vehicles … Read more

How Bulletproof Glass Works

How Bulletproof glass works

At first glance, bulletproof glass looks like any other pane of glass. But looks can be deceiving. This tough material is actually made up of multiple layers of glass and plastic, designed to absorb the impact of a bullet. Armored vehicles often use bulletproof glass to protect passengers from attack. The windows in these vehicles … Read more

Why Are Armored Cars More Secure than Regular Autos? A Closer Look at the Differences

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You know that armored cars are more secure than regular cars, but why is this the case? Take a closer look at some of the safety and security features that set armored cars apart from non-armored vehicles. Ballistic Protection One of the most important features of an armored vehicle is the ballistic protection that they … Read more

Who Could Benefit from an Armored Vehicle?

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When most people think of an armored vehicle, they imagine the type of protection a world leader needs. Or maybe you think of the armored vehicles used when transporting cash or valuables. While those are certainly potential uses for armored vehicles, they are far from these vehicles’ only purposes. Nearly anyone can benefit from an … Read more

Does an Armored Car or SUV Have to Start with a Luxury Brand?

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When most people think of an armored car, they imagine the high-end versions. These are loaded with all of the features and have luxury finishes. While this is certainly an option, it is not the only way to get an armored car. If you don’t need the features or prestige of a luxury brand, you … Read more

How Thick Should a Bulletproof Glass Be?

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Many factors are considered when designing and manufacturing bulletproof glass for armored vehicles. The main goal of bulletproof glass is to prevent bullets from penetrating the material and hitting the passengers. The higher the ballistic power of the rifle, the thicker the bulletproof glass should be. Bulletproof glass thickness ranges from 0.25 inches to 3.5 … Read more

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