TITLE

Modern armour and the survivability of combat and transport vehicles

AUTHOR(S)
Apthorp, Claire
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Nov2010, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the military technology developed by defense companies to provide high levels of survivability in order to keep troops mobile. It features the transparent armour systems designed by Schott Corp. for the U.S. Army's MRAP all terrain vehicles (M-ATVs). It also mentions the partnership between Oshkosh Corp. and Plasan Sasa Ltd. for the M-ATV bid. Also described is the Ocelet light protected vehicle, which has been chosen by the British Ministry of Defence (MoD).
ACCESSION #
55727999

Tags: ARMORED military vehicles;  SCHOTT Corp.;  OSHKOSH Corp.;  PLASAN Sasa Ltd.;  MILITARY supplies

 

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