Building confidence since 1981.

The original undefeated bearcat.

No other armored vehicle is as trusted or relied upon by tactical teams across the nation. Thank you for your continued support.

Restoring the original

As the first purpose-built, armored police vehicle in America, we are celebrating 40 years of production. In honor of this milestone anniversary, we’re restoring an original model to its former glory. Follow along as we bring this veteran back into fighting form.

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40 years, and still advancing.

Today, LENCO BearCats are used across all 50 states in support of more than 750 tactical agencies including on US Air Force bases and US Navy nuclear facilities.

And with zero ballistic defeats, we continue to lead with innovation.

Wackenhut Corporation, 2005

. . . I have never seen its equivalent . . . a rugged, durable, and efficiently designed fighting vehicle.

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TPD/CTU, 2005

It performed flawlessly…and it provided an unparalleled level of safety for my team members, the officers who were pinned down, and the uninvolved citizens.

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NPD, 2004

…I was quite comfortable with the 15,800 pounds of half-inch thick armor plate and 66mm ballistic glass I was surrounded by.

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WCSO, 2003

…The guys in the truck could not even tell they went through a fence!!!

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PBSO/ERT, 2003

An armed barricaded subject…came right out and was secured without incident…stated, ‘That thing is big and I was intimidated.’

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WCSO, 2003

…He was inside for two hours; when I drove up the street, he immediately gave up and came walking out of the house, before I even had the chance to park…

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LSPD, 2003

…went through fences and mud and loaded people from the back of their homes. The suspect continued to fire and eventually fired about two hundred rounds…

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LSPD, 2002

“…We just used the BEARCAT the other night on a barricaded party. Worked fantastic.

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NIPAS, 2001

…to look into the objective from a position of protection, prior to making entry, is a tactical advantage we never had before…

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