It’s fair to say that the military specialise in incredible vehicles designed to tackle the most challenging terrain and perform the most impressive manoeuvres whilst protecting those inside with armoured bodywork and heavy duty weaponry. Now you don’t have to enlist to try your hand at driving these awesome vehicles as we have an action packed military vehicle driving experience where you can get behind the controls of some of the machines that the army rely on to keep them safe and get them where they need to be.
There are a choice of vehicles, which vary depending on the location you choose for your military driving experience, but they include some of the most iconic machines associated with the military. Take the Chieftain Tank – as the main battle tank of the
in the 1960s and 1970s it has a pedigree as one of the most progressive tanks of its era, with a hugely powerful gun, unparalleled armour and was the first tank to feature the supine driver’s position, making it fun, if a little challenging to master the controls. UK
You may get to drive a Snowcat, a purpose designed vehicle which is specifically made to conquer snowy terrains and with full tracks they are also able to cope with other soft terrains such as peat bogs. They have been used in incredibly inhospitable terrains on polar expeditions and for seismic studies in the wild and earned their military credentials during the cold war. A military vehicle driving experience could also include a chance to take charge of a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, more commonly known as a Humvee, the unique design of which allows it to take on terrain that would finish off most normal vehicles. With its fully independent double wishbone suspension, and 16 inches of ground clearance, Humvees have been used as cargo and troop carriers, ambulances and missile carries, earning their multipurpose status with style.
All these vehicles and many more are available for anyone to drive during our Half Day Military Vehicle Driving experience, so if you’re looking for a present for someone who would relish the opportunity to take on these automotive beasts then this is just the thing. And if you want to treat yourself to a truly unique driving experience, then you can’t go wrong – a Military Vehicle Driving activity will definitely prove to be a once in a lifetime experience.