TITLE

Future Combat Vehicles to be Hybrid Electric

AUTHOR(S)
Lopez, C. Todd
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the firing platform for the Mounted Combat System 120 millimeter (mm) cannon will roll off the production line in 2008 with a hybrid-electric powerplant. It is reportedly one of the eight new Manned Ground Vehicle (MGV) types in the Future Combat Systems (FCS) program of the U.S. Army. The other FCS MGV include the command and control vehicle, the non-line-of-sight cannon and the recovery and maintenance vehicle.
ACCESSION #
31860120

 

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