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Husky 4x4 Towing/Mine Detection Vehicle


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: South Africa/USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1988
Manufactured by: Critical Solutions Inc.
Crew: 1
Armament: None
Engine: 6 Cylinder Turbo Charged Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Used for Mine Detection Operations. Similar to (but larger than) the Meerkat 4x2 MDV.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Husky T/MDV Photos Brent Sauer - Editor of HMMWV In Scale
Husky T/MDV Photo (Above) Robert Skipper (See Below)
Husky T/MDV Photos U.S. Army
  Husky T/MDV Photos U.S. Department of Defense

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Husky T/MDV Information and Photos Global Security.Org Website
Husky T/MDV Information and Photos Olive Drab Website
Husky T/MDV Mark III Photos Tank-Masters.DE Website

Printed

Reference Author
Canadian MRAP Series AFV's Photo Reference CD-ROM JK "Ken" LeClair (available directly from author via e-mail)
Encyclopedia of Modern U.S. Military Tactical Vehicles (Tankograd Publications) Carl Schulze
Husky VMMD US Vehicle-Mounted Mine Detector (In Detail: Fast Track 10) (Tankograd Publications) Ralph Zwilling
Iraq Insurgency: US Army Armored Vehicles In Action: Part 1 (Concord Publications) Carl Schulze
MRAP Walkaround Photo Reference CD-ROM: Part 2 Robert Skipper (available directly from author via e-mail)
Surviving the Ride: A Pictorial History of South African Manufactured Mine-Protected Vehicles (30 Degree South Publishers) Steve Camp & Helmoed-Romer Heitman

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Husky Mark III Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector Model Kit (35347)   AFV Club 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
Husky Mk III VMMD Model Kit (PH 35014) Panda Hobby 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
Husky Mk III VMMD with GPRS Model Kit (PH 35015) Panda Hobby 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
       
Aftermarket Product Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Husky HMDS Conversion Set (LF1331) Legend Productions 1/35 Multi-Media; For the AFV Club Kit.
Husky Mk. III VMMD Detail Set (PE35849) Voyager Models 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass; For the Panda Hobby Kit.
Husky Mk. III VMMD Lense & Taillight Set (BR35135) Voyager Models 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass; For the AFV Club Kit.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider