Shooting can spell instant death, but there's always cases of ``walking wounded'', but foxhounds
In coordination with HWL Ebsworths, the insurance agent in Sydney of MV Foxhound
, the Consulate made arrangements for a team of Filipino-Australian doctors and a psychologist to conduct medical and psychological examination of the 21 Filipino seafarers.
is a new design for a light tactical (4x4) highly mine- and blast-protected vehicle, integrating V-hull blast-protection technology with a modular demountable protected crew pod.
The contract is part of an overall investment of PS340 million that the MoD has made in Foxhound
Mr Dunne announced details of the new contract during a visit to General Dynamics Land Systems: Force Protection Europe's spares facility in Telford, which provides spares for the Foxhound
According to the Masters of Foxhounds
Association, fox hunting is defined as "a union of humans and animals in the beauty of nature's setting.
Defence sources believe the Foxhound
is the best-protected vehicle of its kind in the world, which has a top speed of 70mph and boasts a V-shaped bottom, which deflects bomb blasts.
Being lighter and smaller than other protected vehicles such as Mastiff and Ridgeback, Foxhound
brings a whole new capability to the Army and is ideal for soldiers operating in mentoring and partnering roles as it makes it easier for them to engage with Afghan National Security Forces and the local Afghan population.
The Masters of Foxhounds
Association of America (MFHA) represents >200 foxhound
kennels and hunt clubs that house >12,000 foxhounds
in 35 US states and 4 Canadian provinces.
2 -- 3 -- color) Lola the foxhound
, above, greets her owner, hardware designer Adrienne Morea, in the foyer of the Mount Washington home Morea spent four years renovating.
The computers will form part of an intelligent display driver that will provide ISR (intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance) video information from vehicle-mounted cameras to the crew of the Foxhound
Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV), as part of the vehicle's Thales-supplied electronic architecture.
, designed and built in the UK by General Dynamics Land Systems: in 2012, Force Protection Europe, first deployed to Afghanistan and has proved successful on operations.
At the New England Hunts Annual Foxhound
Show last Sunday in Berlin there were plenty of friendly faces more than willing to point out the basics of traditional foxhunts.
The 80mph Foxhound
replaced the Army's Snatch Land Rover, which proved highly vulnerable to roadside bombs.
NEW KIT: Defence Minister Philip Dunne, above, sits in the back of a Foxhound
light patrol vehicle, below, at the General Dynamics distribution centre in Telford, where he announced a multimillionpound contract to buy 51 vehicles for soldiers in Afghanistan