Buffalo Clearance Vehicle
The Buffalo Clearance Vehicle is used by the United States Army to clear routes of IEDs, mines, and artillery shells. This mine-protected route clearance vehicle (MPCV) has a speed of 55 miles per hour and comes with a 30-foot robotic arm with a camera and sensory devices that pick up on dangerous routes. It’s 27 feet long, weighs about 76,000 pounds, and is valued at $14 million. It’s one of the most expensive military vehicles in the vault because it helps save lives.
Buhari administration acquired some Buffalo Mine-Protected Clearance Vehicle (MPCV) for the Nigerian Army in March 2021? The first time such a multipurpose military fighting craft was used was in 2003 when the US Army Corps of Engineers deployed it in Afghanistan for mines pic.twitter.com/pjNxUQQsgD— Jubril of Sudan till 2023 (@Gen_Buhar) July 2, 2021
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