TITLE

More to the Point for Land Ops

AUTHOR(S)
Valpolini, Paolo
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Armada International;Dec2010/Jan2011 Supplement, Vol. 34, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the incorporation of mobility, protection and firepower in land vehicles for special forces operations. Protection concern is reflected in an order for 58 RG33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (Mrap) vehicles awarded to BAE Systems by the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in February 2010. A 6 x 6 vehicle for special forces and reconnaissance missions was unveiled by the British Total Mobility Vehicles (TMV). A grenade launcher is one of the effectors proposed in the Concept Visions (CVS) weapons system. INSET: Dedicated Training Facility.
ACCESSION #
56091526

 

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