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.
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.
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.