A Counter Attack Truck (CAT) is a non-military Armored Personnel Carrier used by Law Enforcement agencies. They are heavily armored vehicles that are primarily used as "Armored Rescue Vehicles", transporting SWAT and Rescue teams to and from hostile situations and assisting in recovery and protection of civilians in harm's way. They can be equipped with a variety of accessories to aid in these tasks, including weapons platforms, Tear Gas launchers, battering rams, spot/floodlights, etc.