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Combat Vehicles

May 30, 2017 | Daily News

Two senior Army leaders told lawmakers last week the service is prioritizing critical capability gaps as it budgets for the coming year.

May 24, 2017 | Daily News

The Army is tapping a wartime account for over $1 billion to bolster its armored brigade combat teams in Europe to deter Russia. The move, however, is spurring concerns the Army is going well beyond the intended purpose of the supplemental fund.

May 23, 2017 | Daily News

The Army remains challenged to maintain the relevance of its aging platforms and fund needed modernization efforts, according to the deputy chief of staff (G-8).

May 16, 2017 | Daily News

Senior Army and Marine Corps leaders met last week to discuss the concept of Multi-Domain Battle, according to the head of Training and Doctrine Command.

May 16, 2017 | Daily News

The Army has completed its first physical soft-kill demonstration test of the Modular Active Protection System, according to a May 8 announcement from the Army Research Development and Engineering Command.

May 16, 2017 | Daily News

Testing is underway for electronic warfare capability for Europe-based maneuver units, even as the Army continues to refine prototypes, according to the director of operations for the Rapid Capabilities Office.

May 15, 2017 | Daily News

An influential Army advisory panel is attempting to peer into the future -- contemplating the implications of climate change, demographic shifts, and resource competitions -- in an effort to produce recommendations on capabilities needed to fight the decade beyond next, including suggestions on what new weapon systems the Army must invest in now as well as which weapons to divest over time.

May 15, 2017 | Daily News

As the Army examines its strategies for operating in urban environments, the service needs to better its understanding of the urban battlefield in advance, a senior strategist said last week.

May 09, 2017 | Daily News

The Army is furthering its goal to build its armored capabilities with plans to create a 16th armored brigade combat team through conversion, according to Maj. Gen. William Hix, director of strategy, plans and policy in the office of the deputy chief of staff (G-3/5/7),

May 09, 2017 | Daily News

As the Army looks to improve its positioning, navigation and timing abilities, it's also introducing platform distribution of PNT for ground vehicles, according to the PNT program manager.

May 09, 2017 | Daily News

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA -- The Marine Corps is ramping up its next-generation amphibious vehicle testing as the two vendors continue to deliver prototypes.

May 02, 2017 | Daily News

Army Contracting Command is working to shorten and streamline the service's acquisition process, according to Kristan Mendoza, executive director of ACC in Warren, MI.

May 02, 2017 | Daily News

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA -- Over 10 days ending April 28, the Navy and Marine Corps conducted an advanced technology exercise looking at various ways to get combat troops ashore using cutting-edge technologies.

April 19, 2017 | Daily News

After toxic fumes entered the cab of the howitzer during Paladin Integrated Management program testing in October 2016, the Army has delayed initial operational test and evaluation until the second quarter of fiscal year 2018, according to an annual report by the Government Accountability Office.

April 18, 2017 | Daily News

BAE System's next-generation amphibious vehicle offering recently demonstrated launch and recovery operations from an Italian Navy ship, according to a company executive.

April 18, 2017 | Daily News

The Army is preparing to test two systems designed to address a growing unmanned aerial system threat in Europe, with a view to employing them as early as this summer, according to the commander of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment.

April 18, 2017 | Daily News

The Pentagon is supporting a Government Accountability Office recommendation that it adjust troop figures to more accurately compare the operations and support costs of Assault Amphibious Vehicles with those of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle.

April 11, 2017 | Daily News

As the Army continues to develop reactive armor technologies, the service hopes to reduce the weight and improve the performance of explosive reactive armor tiles, according to a service official.

April 11, 2017 | Daily News

Initial integration of the Modular Active Protection System soft-kill demonstrator was completed in December with full-system demonstrations on the Abrams tank anticipated in November to December 2017, according to an industry official.

April 11, 2017 | Daily News

The Army is undertaking a series of related efforts to codify its modernization plans, according to the acting director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center.

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