The Buffalo A1 and A2 have been used by the US Army (750 vehicles total in June 2014) in Iraq, but the H version had been delivered to Canada (19), 5 to France (Delivered by the USMC from November 2008. The annual unit maintenance cost in 2013 was 30,262 euros) and 6 to Italy, and the UK (18, delivered in 2009), apparently all based in Afghanistan. Some were used as JERRV, a rapid-deployment vehicle specialized in mine-clearing operations. TANK Encyclopedia

The Inspiration:

I am an Army Veteran and had the honor to ride in one of these beast. When the decision came to step into this profession…My instructor and myself thought the MRAP would be best suited for me to model.