TITLE

Land Convoy Protection

AUTHOR(S)
Braybrook, Roy; Kemp, Ian
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26407428

 

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