This is getting a little creepy.
According to one estimate, since last year the Department of Homeland Security has stockpiled more than 1.6 billion bullets, mainly .40 caliber and 9mm.
recently retrofitted 2,717 of these ‘Mine Resistant Protected’ vehicles for service on the streets of the United States.
Although I’ve seen and read several online blurbs about this vehicle
of late, I decided to dig slightly deeper and discover more about the
The new DHS sanctioned ‘Street Sweeper’ (my own
slang due to the gun ports) is built by Navistar Defense
(NavistarDefense.com), a division within the Navistar organization.
Under the Navistar umbrella are several other companies including
International Trucks, IC Bus (they make school buses), Monaco RV
(recreational vehicles), WorkHorse (they make chassis), MaxxForce
(diesel engines), and Navistar Financial (the money arm of the company).
DHS even released a video on their newly purchased MRAPs.
The MRAP featured in this video is was in Albuquerque, New Mexico for
Law Enforcement Day which was held at a local area Target Store. This
MRAP is stationed in El Paso, Texas at The Homeland Security
Investigations Office. MRAP is a Mine Resistant Armor Protected Vehicle.
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Monday, March 4, 2013
Obama DHS Purchases 2,700 Light-Armored Tanks to Go With Their 1.6 Billion Bullet Stockpile
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