The rook armored vehicle. The rook armored vehicle is custom designed and fabricated by ring power corporation the north and central florida caterpillar dealer. Bucket pin height at maximum lift 1276 in. This critical incident vehicle increases job safety while improving the ease and speed of changing attachments. Police on tuesday brought in an armored siege vehicle as the hunt for alleged cop killer eric frein moved into its 11th day.
Although speed is not its strong suit it works on a motor that generates 74 hp to a 2 speed powertrain that is effective at speeds at 9mph. Vehicle length 127 in. Cat chassis engine 98 gross hp two speed power train 94 mph operating weight 14030 lbs. Call or email for additional information or a quote on the rook.
With a cat 287c all around terrain loader framework as its foundation this rook armored vehicle can squeeze into restricted areas both outside and in structures. A hydraulic breaching ram for punching down walls a vehicle extraction tool for literally lifting up cars and moving them an armored deployment platform for giving officers high ground and cover at the same time and a grapple claw for picking up and moving objects weighing up to 4500 pounds. The rook designed by ring power corporation a heavy equipment company that modifies vehicles is essentially an armored caterpillar vehicle that has been modified for swat and other police units. Engineers behind this project have built four attachments for the front.
Armored critical incident vehicle specifications. Utilizing the powerful cat chassis as the base the rook provides service advantages that other tactical vehicles just dont have. Built on a caterpillar the most dependable line of work vehicles in the world the rook is a small tracked armored critical incident vehicle designed to allow law enforcement the ability to observe approach and breach or deliver completely protected operators from behind custom installed bulletproof glass and nij level iv armor. The rook designed by ring power corporation a heavy equipment company that modifies vehicles is essentially an armored caterpillar vehicle that has been modified for swat and other police units.
The rook described by its manufacturers as six tons of pure. It comes with four attachments and can be used for all kinds of scenarios including hostage rescue barricaded suspects riots and natural disasters.