A series of articles about the new Presidential Limo

The next Limo http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/12/new-presidential-limo-contract_n_4950279.html This is Request for Quote for the vehicle - Next Generation Presidential Limousine Development https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=79bec0446b6dc572950f9079088173f7&tab=core&_cview=0 A drawing of the Presidential … [Read more...]

A First Person Account of a Vehicle Ambush – by Frank Gallagher

On December 6 of 2003 Ambassador L. Paul Bremer, the presidential envoy, who had been chosen to oversee the rebuilding of Iraq was ambushed in his vehicle. This is a first person account of the attack told by the person who was responsible for his protection December 6, 2003 As Ambassador Bremer came out of his meeting with Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld and Abdul Aziz Hakim (head of the … [Read more...]

Articles About – Presidential Limo – Anatomy of a Motorcade – A Good Guys Ambush

A great graphic and article of the Presidential Limo - The Beast http://www.autoweek.com/article/20131018/CARNEWS01/131019838 An inside look at how armored vehicles are made. http://www.autoweek.com/article/20131018/CARNEWS01/131019850 The Anatomy of a Motorcade, From Sweepers to Rear Guard http://www.wired.com/culture/culturereviews/magazine/16-09/pl_motor How about that - The … [Read more...]

Mission Oriented Driving Skills (MODS) – Part 2

This is a picture of an 18 Wheel Armored Truck  going through a lane change exercise, and a picture of a MATV doing the same. Over the years these are two of the many Mission Oriented Driving Skills (MODS) Programs we, Vehicle Dynamics Institute have conducted. The programs focus on providing driving skills specific to vehicle borne special operations teams. The training process is rather simple - … [Read more...]

Escaping The Kill Zone – What Is Good?

By Joe Autera - Larry Side - Tony Scotti A while back we wrote a small article titled “You Can’t Be Average”; the article got a great deal of response, and one of the most asked questions was - OK, when talking about driving and Escaping The Kill Zone, (ETKZ) if not “Average” then  “What is good”. To answer the question we go to the data VDI collects to test their vehicles and produce … [Read more...]