Defender clients with security protection requirements can now order a 110 equipped with enhanced ballistic and blast protection, thanks to an exclusive Jaguar Land Rover accreditation agreement with vehicle protection specialist TRASCO. The lightweight Anti-Kidnap, or A-KIP®, conversion offers protection with minimal compromise and its inconspicuous design ensures a Defender protected by TRASCO is virtually indistinguishable from a standard vehicle. The new lightweight protection solution for Defender 110 is available exclusively through accredited converter TRASCO, for clients who need discreet additional security.
Additional protection: A-KIP® ballistic and blast protection is now available for Defender 110 thanks to a lightweight protection solution exclusively from TRASCO.
Indistinguishable security: New model is inconspicuous by design, so award-winning Defender can hide in plain sight while offering specialist protection to those who need it.
Safeguarding design: Only TRASCO is officially accredited to protect Defender; its Anti-Kidnap, or A-KIP®, concept providing a unique blend of subtlety, capability and protection.
Exclusive converter: Specially equipped Defender 110 is available to order exclusively from accredited converter TRASCO.
Defender is the most capable Land Rover ever made and the collaboration with Trasco makes it even more dependable than before
Lightweight security-grade steel, glass and composite materials provide enhanced safety to clients, including government departments and high net worth individuals. Clients can choose between VPAM 4 or VPAM 6 levels of ballistic protection.
Areas fitted with VPAM-certified ballistic materials include the windscreen, doors and door glass, roof, footwells and a new ballistic rear partition with window situated behind the second row of seats.
Defender is the most capable Land Rover ever made and this new collaboration makes it even more dependable than before. The new A-KIP® lightweight protection solution from TRASCO turns our award-winning all-terrain vehicle into a highly capable and discreet refuge for its occupants, providing enhanced security and protection.
Clients can also specify additional equipment, including a fire suppression system for the engine compartment with automatic or manual deployment, front grille-integrated blue light pack and siren, an intercom system, run-flat tyres, heavy-duty window lifters, underbody ballistic protection and a self-sealing fuel tank for added confidence.
The inconspicuous in-house designed and manufactured A-KIP® concept was conceived to help protect the most valuable of assets, human life. Discretion is often the best form of defence, and what Trasco has created for Defender allows those who need additional protection to blend in with normal traffic as the vehicle is virtually indistinguishable from a standard model.
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About Land Rover
Since 1948 Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that represent true ‘breadth of capability’ across the model range. Defender, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Evoque each define the world’s SUV sectors, with 80 per cent of this model range exported to over 100 countries.
TRASCO Bremen GmbH is one of the world’s leading commercial armoured vehicle providers, which has a rich history spanning over 35 years and is specialized in OEM supplying projects, armoured limousines, sedans and SUVs for governmental and commercial clients. The brand is synonymous with the most advanced armoured vehicles and individually tailored motor cars made in Germany. Our philosophy is to serve our international clients with the best technology based on globally renowned German craftsmanship and the most reliable processes within the industry.
Jaguar Land Rover is constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, parts and accessories and alterations take place continually. Whilst every effort is made to produce up-to-date literature, this document should not be regarded as an infallible guide to current specifications or availability, nor does it constitute an offer for the sale of any particular vehicle, part or accessory. All figures are manufacturer’s estimates.