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Armored vehicles are safe, but for a price

We doubt many people reading this article would really need a bulletproof car, but if for some reason you do, check out these armored vehicles.

Don MacMillan works for the Streit Group, and they manufacture armored vehicles.

The windows are 40 millimeters thick, and you can shoot them again and again, and nothing will get through.

"When a bullet attacks that glass, the energy is absorbed throughout those layers," says MacMillan.

These vehicles are primarily made to carry Federal dignitaries and protect officials in war zones.

They are designed to take the heat, but you better believe they'll also put a scorching on your bank account.

"For the simple fact of the nature of the business I'm in, I get shot at a lot and I'm wondering if I were to want to purchase one of these vehicles, how much would I pay for it? A 'bulletproof' Suburban would cost anywhere from $100,000 to $170,000," says MacMillan.

But for those that need that kind of protection, that may be a small price to pay for safety.

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