PSV Shield armoured Fendt Vario 936: Sitting safe

Specialist jobs call for specialist kit. This armoured Fendt is tasked with clearing ground used as a military shooting range, and we discover what it's like to sit in the cab

by Lucas Colsman

3 Aug 2021

“Our ‘playground’ is about 30,000ha,” says Claus Böttages wryly, as he introduces us to the orange-clad Fendt 936 Vario. But this is no farm tractor, as we're at the military training area in Bergen located in Lower Saxony, used by the Bundeswehr — Germany’s armed forces.