Special Vehicles uses its automotive engineering knowledge and Millbrook's test facilities to produce vehicles with enhanced capabilities or major modifications.

The team has extensive skills in systems integration, ballistic protection, powertrain modifications and vehicle dynamics.

Powertrain Changes

Special Vehicles can convert existing vehicles to have the latest emissions standard ICE, or replace with a hybrid or full electric drive to reduce CO2 and pollutant emissions.

Projects can include:

  • Technology assessment and selection
  • Vehicle integration design and prototyping
  • Low volume production

Vehicle Conversions

Special Vehicles undertakes special projects to integrate communications and electronics into vehicles. The engineering process is conducted sympathetically to the vehicle platform, ensuring the OEM's base vehicle is not compromised.

Projects typically include the following:

  • Base vehicle assessment and selection
  • Design and systems integration
  • Verification and validation
  • Production
  • Through life support and ILS
  • Driver training


Special Vehicles offers a range of discreet protected vehicles, with ballistic and blast protection to various certification levels.

These vehicles include vehicle upgrades to ensure the dynamic performance of the base vehicle is not compromised.

Utilising automotive engineering knowledge and extensive test facilities to produce vehicles with enhanced capabilities.