Deployable Universal Combat Earthmover M105 (DEUCE)

United States of America (1995) Combat Engineering Vehicle – 227 Built In the mid-1990s, the prevailing trend for vehicles in the United States Army was for them to be capable of ‘Rapid Reaction’. Put simply, this was the ability to be deployed wherever needed, in the shortest time possible, often relying on airborne deployments. As…

M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV)

United States of America (2008) Combat Engineer Vehicle – Estimated 239 Built The Assault Breacher Vehicle or ‘ABV’ is (as of 2018) the United States’ latest Combat Engineering Vehicle or ‘CEV’. It is built on the hull of the US Military’s currently serving Main Battle Tank (MBT), the M1 Abrams. CEVs were a concept made…

M60A3 Panther & M1 Panther II MDCVs

United States of America (1996) Mine Detection & Clearing Vehicles – 6 of Each Built The most dangerous part of operating a mine-clearing vehicle, is operating a mine-clearing vehicle. Even protected inside an armored vehicle, the crew of such a vehicle could be severely injured or killed when operating in an area heavily saturated with…