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Trumpeter 1/35 scale M1117 Guardian ASV

Designed by Cadillac Gage, makers of the M706 of Vietnam service, the M1117 provides patrolling troops more protection than up-armored Humvees.
By Chris Oglesby
Published: February 9, 2010
35 scale M1117 Guardian ASV_1
During the early days of the Iraq War, the vulnerabilities of Humvees for convoy security quickly demonstrated they were not designed for this role. A different vehicle was needed to withstand the threats to such patrols. Enter the Guardian Armored Security Vehicle.
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