Australia Government Buys Bombproof BMW Fleet for G20 Summit

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SYDNEY — The Australia Prime Minister has ordered a fleet of bombproof BMWs to protect leaders during the G20 summit this year.

The $6.2 million fleet can withstand AK47 fire, attacks with explosive devices or armour-piercing weapons.

“The optimised-armour plates are made from an incredibly strong special steel, and fit the bodywork of the car like a second skin,” car manufacturer BMW said on their website. “And reducing the number of components also increases the level of protection for the occupants, as there are far fewer potential points of vulnerability.” Read more…

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Jenni Ryall

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