July 2007
Infantry;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p4
The article reports that U.S. Army soldiers will receive the First Strike Ration (FSR), a new compact, assault ration. Food technologist and FSR project officer Barbara Daley of the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) explains that the FSR is intended for the first-on-the-ground, first-to-fight warfighter. The FSR provides a lighter package with eat-on-the-go items that also enhance performance. The items included in the FSR include pocket sandwiches and high-energy drinks.


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