View Full Version : New, safer U.K. vehicles arrrive in Afghanistan

07-19-2009, 01:42 AM
Personnel serving in Afghanistan are now better protected and more mobile following the arrival of upgraded vehicles on the front line of Helmand province. Around 300 modernised Ridgback and Mastiff troop carriers have arrived in theatre sporting a host of new features including enhanced armour, improved axles and suspension and more sophisticated night vision kit for crews. Crucially both vehicles also have a redesigned interior to allow more passengers and kit to be carried. Pictured is a Mastiff 2