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Army Shows Off New Fleet Of Armored Tractors

June 10 2011

New Zealand

The New Zealand army has officially revealed its newly acquired armored high-mobility engineer excavator (HMEE) vehicles, reports One News (New Zealand).

The army said that six HMEEs were purchased to keep pace with the army's Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs).

The combat tractors are suited for any earthmoving that may be necessary, including building defensive walls or filling bastions, said army officials.

The army said it currently has no plans to deploy the vehicles to...

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