The Grizzly: A System of One

Asada, Michael K.; Jennings Jr., Theodore; Glaslow, Wesley L.
May 2001
Engineer;May2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p36
Trade Publication
Provides information on the Grizzly, a critical complex-obstacle breaching system being developed for the United States Army. Significance of the military vehicle to the Army; Challenges posed by the obstacles; Capabilities and mission; Operational advantages.


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