Originally part of a six episode TV series called "Vores krig" by Kasper Torsting.

Filmed in 2009 during the Danish ISAF team 7 in Helmand Afghanistan

Although only two and a half enemy encounters are depicted over the course of the film, the team actually had over thirty enemy encounters over the period of their 6 month tour.

The movie title "Armadillo" is the name of the forward operating base (FOB) in witch the soldiers live in. It got it's name in honor of major Anders Storrud who was killed in Afghanistan the 15 october 2007 because he had commanded a company witch "logo" was a armadillo