Ladson-based armored vehicle maker unveils new vehicle

LADSON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina company that makes armored vehicles is unveiling a new off-road vehicle that can be used for a variety of missions.

Force Protection Inc. of Ladson is showing its Joint All-Terrain Modular Mobility Asset - JAMMA for short - during a symposium beginning Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The JAMMA is an armor-ready, hybrid four-passenger vehicle that can be carried inside a V-22 Osprey aircraft.

The company says the vehicle can handle high speeds off road as well as on streets and can be used for reconnaissance, rescue, and mobile security.

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