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AAD 2012: DCD Mountain Lion III passes UAE trials

20th September 2012 - 10:41 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Pretoria

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DCD Protected Mobility has announced that its Mountain Lion III armoured utility vehicle passed the UAE's Summer Trials in July.

Speaking to Shephard at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition in Pretoria, South Africa, on 19 September, a company representative said that it 'performed best in its class' in the annual four week trial, which saw 12 vehicles made by different manufacturers demonstrate and test their systems in a variety of terrains. 

'Our vehicle did very well and there were a few alterations that they suggested,' he explained.

It was the first four wheel drive to pass the trials, and

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Beth Stevenson

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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