In a speech delivered to the University of Cape Town, Robert F. Kennedy stated: “Like it or not, we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also the most creative of any time in the history of mankind.” While those words were delivered in 1966, the message is even more relevant today, on both fronts—insecurity and ingenuity. As an answer to the former, the new AddArmor package for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van is all about the latter.
Founded by Pete Blaber and Jeff Engen, a former US Special Mission Unit commander and high-risk law enforcement operations specialist, respectively, the Wyoming-based AddArmor team includes veteran security and military experts now focused on four-wheel panic rooms that remove the need to, you guessed it, panic. As the name implies, the outfit turns production vehicles into armored cars, the latest being the Sprinter.
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