Three former servicemen who suffered severe injuries in Afghanistan are to receive millions of pounds in compensation.
The men were travelling in “inadequately-armoured” Pinzgauer vehicles when they struck roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the solicitors representing them said.
Pinzgauer troop carriers had been introduced to replace Snatch Land Rovers.
A fleet of 166 Pinzgauer vehicles was procured by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and entered into combat operations in Afghanistan in April 2007 during Operation Herrick.
Source: Forces Network