Video : CEO of car armor company puts his life in the line of fire; sits inside a Mercedes SUV which is being shot by an AK-47
Armoured cars and SUV`s are becoming a rage with business tycoons and distinguished clients around the world. One such company which is into the business of armoured vehicles is Texas Armouring Corporation. TAC was started in 1975 and since then has been a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of armoured SUV`s, cars, transparent, opaque and light weight armour for architectural and automotive applications. Armouring companies conduct several tests on their products to ensure their safety and reliability in real world situations.
When it comes to client safety TAC (Texas Armouring Corporation) takes product testing very seriously. To build customer confidence the CEO of the company Trent Kimball sits in an armoured Mercedes Benz SUV while it is being shot at by an AK-47. The AK-47 is a very famous assault rifle, around 75 million of these have been distributed since the last world war happened in 1945. The famed AK-47 is a gas operated 7.62*39mm assault rifle which fires the cartridge with a muzzle velocity of 715 m/s (2,350 ft/s). In the below video TAC employee Lawrence Kosub fires 12 shots at Trent Kimball, all bullets get stopped by the front windshield, causing no harm to the CEO sitting inside.