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Land Forces 2016: Polaris attracts Australian attention

8th September 2016 - 13:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Adelaide

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Polaris had four disparate vehicles from its range on display at Land Forces 2016 in Adelaide, with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) subsequently set to test them over a two-week period in September.

The four-seat 4x4 MRZR-D4 (pictured above) is notable for its turbo-diesel engine. It was introduced in response to a number of militaries asking for a diesel engine. A diesel/JP-8-fuelled engine offers compatibility with other military vehicles as well as reducing the fire risk.

A 993cc engine propels the MRZR-D4 to a top speed of 115km/h, and it can carry a 680kg onboard payload. A collapsible roll cage

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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