Land Convoy Protection

Braybrook, Roy; Kemp, Ian
August 2007
Armada International;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p36
The article offers information on technological innovations for the improvement of land convoy protection of military vehicles. The Virtual Combat Convoy Trainer (VCCT) of the U.S. Army is a virtual training system that train military vehicle passengers how to identify and avoid a potential ambush and react appropriately. The service had deployed approximately 450 Textron Marine & Land Systems M1117 Guardian Armored Security Vehicles (ASV) to Iraq, which has an armor that provides protection against ball ammunition.


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