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    The Bush Haters won't like this, I wonder if Speilberg, Streisand, Jon Stewart, Chevy Chase, etc have any relatives living in Israel, I wonder what the Israeli people think of the "Hollywood Crowd", Hollywood seems to be supporting the Muslims, Bush is killing Muslim Terrorists, Muslim Terrorists want all Jews to have their throats slit and their skulls crushed, Bush is killing the enemy of Israel and all the Hollywood Jews hate him :confused: :confused:
     
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    As if the troops don't have enough problems!
    I wouldn't want to be a soldier in Iraq driving an Israeli vehicle. Might as well paint a bullseye on it.
    Thanks, Israel...really, but not a good idea.
     
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    The Stryker is Canadian...this is Israeli...good grief whatever happened to good old yankee ingenuity being at the forefront of technology.

    On the other hand we have to find something that is an improvement on the 20 year old HMMWV's that are falling apart. An out of the box solution was probably the cheapest way to go. Of course we may be trading our equipment for their's, as most of the heavy equipment they have is US manufactured.
     
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    While US army vehicles are much less conspicuous. I don't think we're going to paint a big Star of David on the hood.
     
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    The globalization of the military, first mercenaries.. now this unbelievable.
     
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    the one pictured actually looks like a protype of what we will be getting in the future to replace our current stock of vehicles. You will see this type vehicle and variations of it in the next couple of years...it is actually lighter than the current vehicle we use now
     
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    I see, the Army was talking about an Urban combat vehicle based off of a Ford F-350 Chassis. The Israeli Platform is, by far, much more robust.

    IMHO, whatever is the best tool to get the job done, regardless of where it came from is the way to go.
     
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    We've been working on a replacement for the Humvee for a couple of years now. The Humvee's a pretty darn good vehicle for what it was originally intended. The up-armored Humvee's are solid. The problem obvioulsy is that no transport vehicle was ever intended to stop the impact force of the 500 pound bomb blasts in the form of an IED. At any rate, the Ultra AP & AT look interesting.

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    Never saw those before, thanks for the info, I'll check the technical information on them this weekend.
     
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    i agree, whatever does the best job is the way to go!
     

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