New vehicles from Kazakhstan/S Africa consortium

SEND IN THE TROOPS: Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering, a Kazakhstan/South African consortium, has launched its latest range of military use, mine-resistant ambush protection vehicles. The all-wheel-drive trucks, which use Cummins engines and Allison transmissions, are capable of being operated by drivers with basic driving skills. They are designed to withstand Kazakhstan’s extreme climate, which sees temperatures ranging from -50C to 50C.