FIRST LOOK: The Plasan Yagu is an ATV Turned Tank
The Plasan Yagu lightweight armored vehicle injects a previously unimagined capability into the special operations battlespace. Combining high mobility, air transportability and formidable firepower, the Yagu can transport special operators to their area of operations. Further, it can then protect them while maneuvering downrange. Offering amazing capabilities at a modest weight and relatively reasonable price, the Yagu could revolutionize the way modern spec-ops warriors travel. Today’s cutting-edge Yagu harkens from a fascinating evolutionary family.
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In The Beginning
In the early 1930s, the U.S. Army began experimenting with the concept of a bantamweight truck for use by scouts and raiders who were the early 20th century predecessors to today’s special operations forces. The resulting vehicle stemmed from a laborious developmental process. It then became a ubiquitous part of Allied forces in all combat theaters during World War II. The refined design was christened the “U.S. Army Truck, ¼ ton, 4×4, Command Reconnaissance” vehicle. Subsequent generations just called …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life