The History and Evolution of the Modern Armored Vehicle

history of armored vehicles

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?

Armoured personal vehicle

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?

bulletproof glass thickness

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

Do You Need an Armored Car When Traveling?

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Hollywood films may make it appear that armored vehicles are only for high-ranking government officials and influential business moguls. This is actually far from the truth. Even ordinary people visiting foreign places might feel the need armored cars when driving around tourist sites. You can check out armored car rentals in specific destinations to see … Read more

List of Businesses That Use Armored Vehicles

Most people see armored vehicles only when they visit a military camp. The closest they can get to one is in a museum or when an armored vehicle is parked in front of the bank. Those two instances are among the rare times the public gets to see these bulletproof vehicles. So, let’s take a … Read more

What to Consider When Buying Pre-owned Armor Vehicles

Many people think that only the military, banks, and celebrities can buy armored vehicles. That is not quite true. Ordinary citizens, who feel that they need some protection while on the road, can and should purchase armored cars. These can look like regular cars or SUVs on the road, making it almost impossible to differentiate … Read more

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