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New Honeycomb Humvee Tire is Bullet and Bomb-Proof

Posted November 25, 2008 12:02 AM by CarDomain

I'm surprised we didn't see these in the DUB booth at SEMA. Developed by Resilient Technologies and Wisconsin-Madison's Polymer Engineering Center, these new honeycomb non-pneumatic tires can support a heavily armored Humvee, survive an IED attack, and still make a 50 mph getaway. They were designed to provide an alternative to the current run flat tires used by the military, which have often left troops stranded and vulnerable after being shot or blown out.

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Re: New Honeycomb Humvee Tire is Bullet and Bomb-Proof

12/02/2008 12:47 AM

And you can warm up hot dogs on that long ride.

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