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IED Destroys MRAP, But Soldiers Survive
09/10/2007 2:01 PM ET

Mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles have become a favorite new acquisition for the US military because of their reinforced V-shaped hull, which was designed to withstand the direct blast of an IED or EFP. The MRAP in these pictures reportedly crossed paths with a 300-lb. IED in Anbar, transforming the vehicle into a twisted hulk of metal--an attack the crew survived.


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