Bomb / EOD Vehicles

Summit Bodyworks Bomb Squad or Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) vehicles are custom-built to your needs. Constructed from the chassis up with detailed craftsmanship and high-quality parts, our vehicles will perform in any situation.

When it comes to public safety, we believe that every client’s needs are different. That’s why we work closely with you to manufacture a vehicle that is suited to your budget, department, and function. Each vehicle is built with industry-leading materials, and we offer a virtually unlimited selection of options to accommodate your post. We also provide sophisticated technology such as scanners, disruptors, innovative communication services, robot storage, and more. 

At Summit Bodyworks, we pride ourselves on our quick turnaround, excellent craftsmanship, and continual communication with our customers. Even after your vehicle is completed and delivered, we’ll continue to provide service to make sure that it stays in the field. Our experienced design and engineering teams produce work that is on par with the highest standards, and we have a dedicated team of certified emergency vehicle technicians who specialize in law enforcement vehicles. 

We also offer in-house graphics services at our state-of-the-art facilities. This means you won’t lose any time taking your vehicle to multiple locations. Our professional teams are here to build your vehicle and work with you every step of the way — from the early stages of design and implementation to installation, engineering, and delivery. We will deliver your vehicle with efficiency and ease.

  • EOD Components and Technology

    Our highly qualified team of experts will work with you to create an EOD vehicle with all the options you need. Whether your team requires additional storage space, specialty wiring, dispatch capabilities, or an easy-to-operate robot ramp, we’ll create a vehicle that will function for you.

  • Chassis Options Available

    There are no second chances in bomb defusal. That’s why we only build on the highest quality chassis, such as Freightliner, Ford, Isuzu, Peterbilt, Kenworth, Hino, and International. Choose from a variety of options for the configuration that will fit your department’s budget and needs.

  • Storage Options

    Our vehicles come with enough storage space for all your equipment needs. Looking for a vehicle with additional equipment storage, or specialized storage space for robots? Whatever your needs, we can build a vehicle that stays within your size parameters while giving you the room you need.

  • Ramp

    A ramp is only as good as it is accessible. Each of our bomb / EOD vehicles can come equipped with a lightweight, user-friendly ramp that will allow you to quickly exit your vehicle, deploy robots, or make a swift escape.

  • Communications Options

    Our bomb / EOD vehicles come wired and equipped for scanners, disrupters, searching devices, hazardous material response equipment, and more. We work with the latest technology to ensure that you are always on the cutting edge of communication.

Hybrid and all-electric solutions are available for many of our vehicle applications.

Going electric is a great way to increase efficiency and save on costs. As an industry leader in all-electric solutions, we offer custom, innovative solutions that are better for the environment AND your bottom line.

Hybrid & All-Electric Specialty Vehicles
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Up to 85% less operating costs

100% electric & Hybrid options

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Carb certified

Up to 66% less maintenance costs

Incredible performance

Safe and reliable

Smooth operation

Over-the-air updates

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is an EOD vehicle?

An explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) vehicle has a variety of purposes. It may be used for such purposes as bomb defusal by the military or emergency response by a hospital. The vehicles are operated by specialized EOD officers who dispose of bombs and other hazardous explosive devices. These officers may work with the military, law enforcement, police departments, bomb squads, fire departments, or emergency response agencies. 

Because of the high-risk nature of the EOD field, these vehicles are often equipped with generators, extra storage space, lightweight operable robot ramps, command workstations, dispatch capabilities, awnings, communication services, portable lighting, bomb defusal equipment, and more. Many vehicles are outfitted with armor and are wired to allow for night vision cameras, ECM devices, and other necessary equipment.

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Are EOD vehicles armored?

Yes, explosive ordnance disposal (known as EOD) vehicles can be armored. This is necessary because EOD teams work in extremely high-risk environments. Teams in the EOD field are trained, equipped, and deployed by the army. They specialize in bomb defusal, and EOD vehicles are designed to provide protection from roadside bombs, grenades, small arms fire, and other threats.

Unlike other specialty vehicles, EOD vehicles are rarely inconspicuous, although in some cases they may be left unmarked to fly below the radar. They may range anywhere from 12 feet to 29 feet, and they can either be walk-in or non-walk-in vehicles. A part of quick response teams or bomb disposal units, bomb disposal, and EOD vehicles are often used by police departments and fire departments.

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How do bomb/EOD vehicles accommodate robots?

Bomb / EOD vehicles come with special features to store and accommodate robots. Many of them have extra storage compartments in the rear where the robots can be stored. They also contain special, lightweight loading ramps on either the side of the vehicle or the back of the vehicle. Once the robot has been deployed, bomb technicians will control the robot using technology inside the vehicle. 

EOD robots are designed to disarm bombs, and they are used for obvious reasons: to keep humans safe. Bomb / EOD vehicles are the ideal way to transport the robots, as they can be designed with special extensions and custom slide-outs to allow the robots to be retrieved swiftly in a moment of crisis.

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How do bomb disposal vehicles work?

Bomb disposal vehicles are an important tool in public safety. Known also as explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) or improvised explosive device disposal (IEDD) vehicles, they are outfitted with specialized equipment that will allow teams of professionals to defuse a bomb while offering maximum protection. 

The inside of a bomb disposal vehicle is custom-made to allow easy access to equipment. Often, these vehicles contain robots that are remotely operated and used to deactivate bombs. They may also include storage space for protective equipment such as bomb suits and hazardous material response equipment. Many bomb disposal vehicles are wired to include searching devices, x-ray equipment, scanners, disruptors, and more. Many vehicles are custom-made to fit the needs of specific departments.

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How big are bomb/EOD vehicles?

Like most specialty vehicles, bomb / EOD vehicles can vary greatly in size. They may run as small as 12 feet or as large as 29 feet long. Larger vehicles will often contain a walk-in cab with enough space for specialized equipment such as computers, robots, and protective equipment. Smaller vehicles are often used by highway patrols or sheriff’s offices, and they may either be branded or left un-branded to avoid detection. 

While most bomb / EOD vehicles are built on top of a chassis, some operate as van or even trailer conversions. The vehicles are used by many different law enforcement and public safety departments, and no two needs are the same. It’s therefore important to find a reputable location that will be able to offer customized solutions for bomb / EOD vehicle needs.

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