WMIK

AcronymDefinition
WMIKWeapon Mounted Installation Kit (British military vehicles)
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Mr Masters said: "He wanted WMIKs because of the nature of the territory.
A WMIK would have suffered the same level of bomb damage, the hearing was told.
During a blast, the WMIK's engine block and front axle shear off to absorb most of the energy and protect the occupants from the damage that anti-tank mines can cause.
Soldier E told the inquest he would have preferred to use a Landrover WMIK, which in his opinion was much better for the job.
He had been out on patrol in the Gereshk district, central Helmand province, when the WMIK Land Rover he and two other soldiers were travelling in was hit by an improvised explosive device.
In my wing mirror lurked the silhouettes of the three other WMIK jeeps.
Supacat wants to develop a series of new mission-oriented pods, such as an open-top Wmik, a two-man pod with rear cargo space, as well as ambulance, command and control and recce versions.
"The patrol fought off the Taliban until reinforcements arrived allowing them to extract the casualties from the damaged WMIK, whilst under fire from the Taliban."
I was travelling in a convoy of 24 heavily armed WMIK Land Rovers of 40 Commando's Brigade Reconnaissance Force, the Marines' own quasi-Special Forces unit.
In the SAS ranks, the Wmik Land Rover replaced the 'Pink Panther' Land Rovers.
"The patrol fought off the Taliban until reinforcements arrived, allowing them to extract the casualties from the damaged WMIK, whilst under fire from the Taliban."
The driver of the Weapons Mounted Installation and Kit (Wmik) Land Rover, Pte Anthony Fahy, said he had sounded his hooter, but the tractor crossed regardless.