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(FORT CARSON, Colo., January 25, 2005) Hans Mortensen, wheel mechanic, throws sparks as he grinds down a piece to make sure the fit of a new piece of armor is exact on this truck nearly complete and ready to ship. Trucks today are getting added plating and bulletproof glass for greater safety. Building 8000, D.O.L., Department of Logistics, is one of four on base locations completing approximately 640 vehicles. Five remain in this building expecting to be complete by tomorrow. The add on armor installation program kit weighs approximatey 3,600lbs and takes approximately 70 man hours to install. With 4 men working a vehicle can be complete in a day. (Photo by: STEVEN R NICKERSON / ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS)

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