Readers will almost feel the ground rumble beneath their feet when they open this action-packed book about the powerful Paladin! They will learn the history of the Paladin and its different versions, as well as Paladin specifications including size and weight, top speed, armament, and cost. Also described are the roles of Paladin crewmembers--the commander, the driver, the gunner, and the ammunition loader. Armament, engine power, and communication devices are discussed, as well as the future of the Paladin. Easy-to-read text, interesting facts and quotes, and oversized, full-color photographs draw in reluctant readers, leaving them with a deeper understanding of this mighty military vehicle. Features include a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.