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SOFEX 2010: New LSVs unveiled

13th May 2010 - 11:55 GMT | by Andrew White in Amman

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A new selection of light strike vehicles (LSVs) is being unveiled to special forces in anticipation of requirements for a mobile, stealthy and fast multi-purpose platform for operations in Afghanistan.

Shown for the first time at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition in Jordan on 11 May, BMNT’s Phobos LSV prototype was speculatively designed and is due to start an evaluation programme with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in Bovington, Dorset within weeks.

According to BMNT’s Tim Bentley, Phobos has been designed in two, three and four seat configurations for utility, casualty evacuation, fire support and reconnaissance missions. With a

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