Ep 025 “Technicals: Toyotas Go To War””

by | Sep 18, 2023

Ep 025 “Technicals: Toyotas Go To War””

by | Sep 18, 2023

Episode Notes

In the one year anniversary episode (!), we chat about the use of thin-skinned vehicles in the modern age and the asymmetric nature of the fight. The employment of commercially produced vehicles for conduct of raids and ambushes employing a wide array of weapons medium- to heavy-machine guns to mortars to ATGMs and everything in between. Please note that Toyota outside of Japan does not produce these for purpose-built military employment. And, to my fellow CruiserHeads, I salute you.

References:

Leigh Neville Technicals: Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Great Toyota War to modern Special Forces

Alaric Searle & Ed Nash Kurdish Armour Against ISIS: YPG/SDF tanks, technicals and AFVs in the Syrian Civil War, 2014–19

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Bill Buppert is the host of Chasing Ghosts: An Irregular Warfare Podcast and a contributor over time to various liberty endeavors. He served in the military for nearly a quarter century and was a combat tourist in a number of neo-imperialist shit-pits planet-wide. He can be found on twitter at @wbuppert and reached via email at cgpodcast@pm.me.

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