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Lenco BearCat

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The Lenco BearCat[6][7] is a wheeled SWAT vehicle designed for military and law enforcement use. It is in use by several military forces and law enforcement agencies around the world.

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BearCat
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A BearCat operated by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department pictured in 2007.
TypeNon-military armored vehicle
Place of originUnited States
Service history
In service2001–present
Used bySee Operators
Production history
Designed2001
ManufacturerLenco Industries (Lenco Armored Vehicles)
Unit costUS$188,793–300,000[1][2]
Produced2001
VariantsMilitary, G3, LE, VIP SUV, Medevac LE, Medevac Mil, Riot Control, G4 M-ATV, EOD
Specifications
Mass17,550 lb (7,960 kg)
Length240 in (6,096 mm)
Width120 in (3,048 mm)
Height144 in (3,658 mm)
Crew2 + 10 passengers

ArmorNIJ Type IV+,[3] 1.5–0.5 inch steel plate[2]
Main
armament
Weapon mountable rotating roof hatch
Secondary
armament
Multiple side gun ports
Engine6.7 L Powerstroke Turbo Diesel
440 hp (446 PS; 328 kW) @ 2800 rpm
Power/weight50 hp/ton
TransmissionFord 6R140 6-speed
SuspensionLive axle
Operational
range
Unknown
Maximum speed 90 mph (140 km/h),[4] "capable of highway speeds"[5]
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