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Commercial armored vehicles utilize many of the same technologies and systems as those incorporated in the armored military vehicles produced at the same location. However, these products are designed to be inconspicuous and cannot be distinguished from their unarmored counterparts, providing extra security to the occupants.
Hagerstown is also the chief commercial and industrial hub for a greater Tri-State Area that includes much of Western Maryland as well as significant portions of South Central Pennsylvania and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
After years of battling historic preservationists, the federal government won approval yesterday to build a massive headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security on a 176-acre hilltop site east of the Anacostia River.