Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Fri Oct 10, 2014 01:23 PM CDT

They are off-road vehicles unavailable to the farming and ranching community, but it's fascinating still to take a look at what ATV and side-by-side manufacturers have going on inside their products for the Department of Defense. Their work gives extra insight into the manufacturer's thinking about product design and technologies built for the toughest -- and most hostile -- of all off-road environments. Sometimes these military-grade technologies even work their way into civilian models.

Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. this week unveiled its DAGOR ultra-light combat vehicle. This is the sixth vehicle in its combat and reconnaissance ...

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