Ta Ta, Land Rover: British Army Replaces Defender With American…

In a truly majestic snub, the British Ministry of Defence has elected to replace its forward fleet of Land Rover Defenders with American-made "Ridgback" (or "Ridgeback" depending upon source) 4x4 armored trucks. The new vehicles are said to provide better protection for troops, better handling — better "manoeuverability" in… » 6/30/08 1:00pm 6/30/08 1:00pm