New Bad Boy Truck Can Protect Against Bad Guy Terrorists


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Converted Military Vehicle Protects Against Radiation, Chemical and Biological Contaminants

DALLAS, Jan. 7 -- Against the backdrop of concerns over possible terrorist strikes in the U.S., Homeland Defense Vehicles LLC, has introduced a vehicle that can be equipped to protect its occupants against nuclear radiation from dirty bombs and chemical and biological agents that terrorists might use.

The Bad Boy Heavy Muscle Truck is a luxury version of the highly reliable Medium Tactical Vehicle that is in extensive service with the U.S. Army and manufactured by Stewart & Stevenson in Sealy, Texas. The HMT label distinguishes The Bad Boy from SUVs and extended cab and super-duty trucks on the market. The truck is functional as a commercial vehicle or a recreational vehicle.

First it was the Jeep, then the Hummer, now consumers have the opportunity to own an even bigger military conversion vehicle. Weighing in at just over 13,000 pounds, the 275 horsepower Bad Boy HMT retains the features of its military pedigree. It is 21 feet long, 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide, and has ample room for three adult passengers in the cab, situated over the engine to offer superior vision and vehicle balance. The all-wheel drive configuration can safely run at freeway speeds, carrying a 5,000-pound payload. Off-road, its military specification delivers a 22-inch ground clearance and the capability to climb grades as steep as 60 percent with its load. It can even operate in up to 60 inches of water. The truck comes equipped with a Central Tire Inflation System that has settings for off road, mud and snow. The tire system can also keep the tire inflated even if it has a hole the size of a quarter in the sidewall. Equipped with the standard 58-gallon tank for diesel fuel, the truck can carry passengers 400+ miles, depending upon the payload.

For people who want the ultimate in security and protection, Homeland Defense Vehicles offer the Bad Boy HMT with an optional cabin filtration system designed to protect occupants against nuclear fallout, biological contaminants and chemical agents by over-pressurizing the cab with filtered, clean air. Basically, the Bad Boy can protect its occupants against bad guy terrorists.

Homeland Defense Vehicles hopes to sell 50 Bad Boy HMTs in 2005. The Bad Boy HMT conversion is complex and typically takes six weeks to complete. The range of options to customize the vehicle is almost limitless. The price tag for the Bad Boy ranges from under $200,000 to $750,000, with the higher price tag for a model equipped with the full nuclear, chemical and biological detection and protection package.

About Homeland Defense Vehicles LLC

Homeland Defense Vehicles, based in Newton, Texas, markets filtration systems for specialty vehicles. These proprietary systems protect occupants against nuclear radiation, biological elements and biochemical agents that could enter the atmosphere through accidents or acts of terror. The company markets its systems to city and state governments and emergency response teams, and it is now making this technology available to consumers by installing these systems in trucks and luxury motor coaches.

For more information as well as images of The Bad Boy Heavy Muscle Truck, go to http://www.badboytrucks.com/ .

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Marketed by Homeland Defense Vehicles LLC., Newton, Texas, the Bad Boy falls into a new category of supertruck, the HMT, which distinguishes it from SUVs and standard extended cab and super duty trucks.

The Bad Boy is a luxury conversion of a tactical vehicle built for the U.S. Army by Stewart & Stevenson. The diesel-powered Bad Boy is 21 feet long, 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide, and has room for three adult passengers in the front seat. The all-wheel drive vehicle can run 72 mph, and it can carry a 5,000-pound payload. It offers 22-inch ground clearance, and it can ford water 30 to 60 inches deep. It can also climb grades as steep as 60 percent. The truck comes equipped with a Central Tire Inflation System that has settings for off road, mud and snow. The tire system can also keep the tire inflated even if it has a hole the size of a quarter in the sidewall. The truck comes with a 58-gallon tank and can carry passengers 400+ miles, depending upon the payload.

For adventure seekers who want the ultimate in security and protection as they travel abroad, the Bad Boy HMT can be equipped with a cabin filtration system to protect occupants against nuclear radiation, biological contaminants and chemical agents.

But you don't have to be a big game hunter or have your own show on Animal Planet to purchase a Bad Boy.

Homeland Defense Vehicles will begin selling the Bad Boy to the public in January 2005. The firm expects to sell 50 HMTs in 2005. There is a 6-month backlog from the U.S. Army for this truck. The Bad Boy conversion typically takes 6 weeks to complete, and the range of options to customize the vehicle is almost limitless.

2.5-ton Chassis
5-ton Chassis
Curb Weight13,274 lb 6,021 kgCurb Weight16,791 lb7,616 kg
Length252 in 6,394 mmLength273 in6,928 mm
Width96 in 2,440 mmWidth96 in 2,440 mm
Height Oper.112 in 2,845 mmHeight Oper.112 in 2,845 mm
Air Trans.
105.5 in2,680 mm
Air Trans.
105.5 in2,680 mm
Wheelbase153.5 in 3,900 mmWheelbase161 in 4,100 mm
Approach Angle
40°
Approach Angle
40°
Departure Angle
40°
Departure Angle
60°
Payload
Consult Factory
Payload
Consult Factory
Towed Load 12,000 lb5,443 kgTowed Load 21,000 lb5,443 kg
Model No
M1080A1
Model No.
M1092A1

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Bad Boy Conversion Brochure (.pdf format)

Stewart & Stevenson FMTV-A1 Brochure (.pdf format)

Stewart & Stevenson M1078 A1 2.5 Ton Standard Cargo Spec Sheet (.pdf format)

Stewart & Stevenson M1083 A1 5.0 Ton Standard Cargo Spec Sheet (.pdf format)

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