Electronic Instinct for Survival

Kemp, Ian
June 2006
Armada International;Jun/Jul2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p50
The article focuses on the self-protection vehicles of the U.S. Army. Information about the Future Combat System project of the U.S. Army is presented. The technological and operational challenges in developing smaller and lighter combat vehicle systems are discussed. The layered approach in developing smaller and lighter combat vehicle systems are enumerated, including multi-spectral signature reduction, electronic warfare and active protection systems. The highlights of the 2006 Army Posture Statement of the U.S. Army are presented.


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