Desert Chameleon APCs for Kuwait

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Desert Chameleon(click to view full) In mid-January 2011, Advanced Defense Vehicle Systems (ADVS) announced an initial delivery of their new 6×6 wheeled armored personnel carrier (APC) design to Kuwait’s Ministry of the Interior. The vehicle’s full size cannon may be unusual for policing forces, but it is not unusual for interior ministry troops around the world to use full-scale military equipment, and similar APC designs are already serving with police forces, including police forces in the USA. There is no shortage of wheeled APC designs in the global marketplace, but Kuwait chose to develop its own, in conjunction with a new firm. * ADVS, and the Desert Chameleon * Contracts and Key Events * Additional Readings ADVS, and the Desert Chameleon In February 2007, James LeBlanc Sr.’s former company, General Purpose Vehicles, changed radically after one of the founding partners and the CEO were lost to illness, and the firm converted from an LLC to a corporate structure. Co-founder James LeBlanc Sr. left, and on March 1/07, Advanced Defense Vehicle Systems was born. GPV had sold vehicles to, or designed vehicles and/or turrets for, a number of governments and police forces around the world. They had even had been awarded […]

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