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Americans Denied Kiwis Armor

The New Zealand Defence Force tried unsuccessfully to borrow mine-resistant vehicles from the United States military to protect troops from roadside bombs in Afghanistan.

The Humvee vehicle in which three New Zealand soldiers were killed on Sunday was vulnerable to insurgent bombs and the US military has stopped using them.

Source: New Zealand Herald . Read full article. (link)

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