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Singapore has procured an armored recovery vehicle based on the German MAN 8 x 8 SX45 truck. The Wheeled Armored ...

Global 6000 Business Jet Ready for Military Missions

Bombardier’s Global 6000 business jet has been in commercial service for years. More recently, it has begun to ...