Type 1 Technical (Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series)

Various Users (1984-Present) Technical – Thousands Built The face of warfare is constantly changing and evolving. New technologies can turn battles and wars in the favor of the force that wields them. This can be seen throughout history, but the pace of technological advancement in the last 150 years can be said to be greater…

EM113A2 Rapid Entry Vehicle 2 (EM113A2 REV2 / SPIRAL 2)

United States of America/Canada (2005) Crowd Control Vehicle – 4 Built The Coalition invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq in 2003 led to a US military stabilization force remaining in the country for over a decade. This occupying force had to face the challenge of both fighting an insurgency as well as to carry out…

NASA M113 Armored Rescuer

United States of America/NASA (1960s-2015) Rescue Vehicle – 4 Operated From the days of the Mercury space program, the means of evacuating astronauts from a burning or otherwise compromised rocket vexed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known just as ‘NASA’. The problem was to get the astronauts from the rocket and to safety…

M113A2 Firefighting Vehicle

United States of America (1991-1992) Firefighting Vehicle – 1 Modified The M113, as one of the most widely produced military vehicles ever in use, saw a variety of roles and experiments for a multitude of military and non-military purposes. Following the 1990-1991 Gulf War, one of the lessons which had been learned was the lack…