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Army weapons developers explain that the service is preparing vehicles, weapons and technologies able to fight near-peer rivals in a major, full-scale force-on-force war.
The JLTV is engineered with additional armor, speed, suspension, blast-protection and ground-clearance in order to withstand enemy fire from major-power enemies along with mines, IEDs and roadside bombs often associated with counterinsurgency. If you would like a copy emailed to you, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take a look into some of North Americas armored vehicles such as Oshkosh Defense’s Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) prototype and The TAPV/VPBT (Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle. And take a deeper look into budget and statistics heading into 2017.Courtesy of DefenceIQ.com. If you would like a copy emailed to you, email email@example.com.
Lang Lucas of the HQDA G-8, Force Development Maneuver Branch, Soldier and Maneuver Division, presents on equiping the Army in accordance with National Priorities and the Army Campaign Plan, FD keyword listing, the DoD decision support system, Army force management model, the TRADOC organizational chart, and more.
COL Jim Schirmer, Project Manager, Armored Fighting Vehicles, presents the Bradley Vehicle Fighting System Overview, Self Propelled Howitzer Systems Highlights, Future Fighting Vehicle / Mobile Protected Firepower and Broad Challenges.
A study by London-based think tank the European Leadership Network has revealed Russia's increasingly aggressive military activity in Europe as tension in the region continues to mount. In the past eight months there have been nearly 40 incidents where Russian forces have tested NATO's defenses. A map included also helps pinpoint and describe these events.
What might the future of fighting vehicles look like? Patrick Maloney, Executive Director Government Relation, introduces an innovative technology to fight and win tomorrows battles. The XM Spartan, a lightweight, highly mobile, tracked vehicle. It is envisioned to transition to a fully networked unmanned platform. And is equipped with an adaptive modular weapons system and a modular protective control capsule. Critical functions for enabling SWARM.
Exclusive presentation by Geoffrey Thor Desmoulin Ph.D. about the problems with AV mines and IEDs on tactical vehicles, U.S. born bombings and how these two things are likely to increase. Also addressing the solutions to these problems, methods for mitigating them, results of each tested method, and where he sees technology for blast elimination for the future. If you would like a copy emailed to you, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colonel John B. Atkinson, Director, Fires and Maneuver Integration Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, CD&I, HQMC. Discusses ship to shore capabilities, capacity and lethality, and future plans and industry opportunities.
COL William Nuckols, Director, Mounted Requirements for the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence. Presents on what the future operating environment will be, implications of the OE, changes to POM 19, the near, mid and far term CVMS implementations. As well as the next generation combat vehicle up to FY 2035, and movement and maneuver functional concept.
Mr. Clifton Boyd, Deputy Project Manager of PM Stryker Brigade Combat Team, PEO GCS. discusses the iron triangle challenge, stryker evolution & continuous improvement, the stryker model, ECP 1 key technologies, ICVD design overview, ECP2a - remote weapon station improvement, Modified Improved Target Acquisition System (MITAS) improvement, and what the future of lethality looks like.
Gain insights on the plans to integrate the Next Generation Combat Vehicles program in this exclusive interview with Colonel James Schirmer.
In this article we provide a key overview on the Next Generation Combat Vehicles Program and what's next when it comes to advancing the mobility, lethality, and protection of our Army's current fleet.