Armored Vehicles are preferred based on the armed threats in that particular location. In general, these vehicles can be explained in 2 categories: Tactical Armored Vehicles and Commercial Armored Vehicles.
In today`s security strategies, especially vehicles to be used in cities are expected to be Commercial Armored Vehicles providing ballistic protection without any change in exterior design.
On the other hand, for missions like border protection and personnel carrier etc., Tactical Armored Vehicles are preferred.
Ballistic Protection are described DIN standards in Europe, and NIJ standards in North America. Based on the preferred chassis, the armored capsule is designed to have passenger area 360-degree armor protection with the certified ballistic materials in comply with the requested ballistic protection.