Off-road bomb squads: All-terrain vehicle turns bulky EOD specialists into speedy saviors


October 14, 2016

A U.S. company has largely turned the cumbersome suits and equipment of explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) personnel into a non-factor with its new off-road vehicle.

Alabama-based Torq Defense Systems has developed a buggy that can bring in EOD specialists, SWAT and HAZMAT teams in a hurry. Its Explosive Ordinance Disposal Light Tactical Electric Vehicle (LTEV) was specifically engineered around the bulky equipment first responders use to save lives.

 

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