Modern armour and the survivability of combat and transport vehicles

Apthorp, Claire
November 2010
Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Nov2010, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p35
Academic Journal
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).

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


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