AFGHAN SURVIVORS

Jackals and Foxhounds find a continuing role with British Forces, writes Craig Allen

Foxhound was extensively used by the Kabul Security Force during Operation Toral
MOD 16 AIR ASSAULT BRIGADE

The 20-year campaign in Afghanistan saw the British Army adopting several specialist vehicle types to contend with the tough operational conditions encountered in Helmand. These, combined with the increasing threat from IEDs, led to armoured personnel carriers and protected patrol vehicles such as Mastiff, Ridgeback and Wolfhound being procured off the shelf as Urgent Operation Requirements (UORs). These same operational imperatives led to the emergence of completely new designs such as Jackal and Foxhound.

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