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The bus, which has just 28,000 km (17,398 miles) on the clock, has a blast-proof floor and armour-plated glass throughout, as well as a bomb-proof armour-plated body, Humbert said.
has armour-plated doors that are eight inches thick - each is said to weigh the equivalent of a Boeing 757's cabin door.
The thieves cut through metal shuttering and armour-plated glass to raid the shop between 4am and 6am.
He ploughed the armour-plated machine first into the town hall, then into a former mayor's home and at least five other buildings before it ground to a halt in the wreckage of a warehouse.
Sir Richard Branson, the Virgin Atlantic chairman, said the armour-plated cockpit door was a "necessary safety change" after the September 11 suicide hijackings which destroyed the World Trade Centre and part of the Pentagon.
The armour-plated door has been installed on a New York-bound jet from Heathrow carrying British emergency service personnel.
Chief Supt Stephen Cargin said dissident republicans in the North are showing an "increased level of sophistication" after the rear door of an armour-plated Land Rover was blasted by the device.
And having a motor that looks like an armour-plated Mrs Tiggy-Winkle is a way to do that.
Visually indistinguishable from the stock item, their X5 Security is armour-plated to resist penetration from a .
Surely only a very few people, such as heads of state, really need armour-plated cars that can withstand bullets, bombs and gas attacks.
A COVENTRY-BUILT Jaguar has been chosen as the base vehicle for Prime Minister Tony Blair's new bomb-proof, armour-plated official car.
Chief Supt Stephen Cargin said dissident republicans are showing an "increased level of sophistication" after the rear door of an armour-plated Land Rover was blasted by the device.