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New Ford Interceptor protects against armor-piercing bullets

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Ford has developed a new Interceptor it says can stop armor-piercing bullets, helping to keep officers safer in the field.

Ford showed off a new high tech police cruiser aimed to help keep officers safer from gunfire.

Many police cruisers have armored panels that protect officers from small arms fire, however, some kinds of ammo can punch right through the vehicle.

But the new Ford Interceptor promises to repel even armor piercing bullets.

The doors are built with two layered armored panels.

One layer is ceramic and helps shatter the incoming bullet. The second layer is a Kevlar type material that keeps the bullet from penetrating the cab.

The Associated Press described the technology like putting a SWAT team vest on a police vehicle.

Ford plans to start accepting orders for the new bullet proof interceptors before April, though it has not released a price yet.
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