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Check out this DT exclusive video of BAE Systems South Africa’s RG35 Reconnaisance, Patrol and Utility Vehicle ripping it up. It’s being offered to the Canadian military for its Tactical Armoured Vehicle Program and features an armored crew citadel at its core that’s designed to protect the people inside from explosions and small arms fire. […]

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos today shed some much anticipated light on when the Corps could see a replacement for the cancelled Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, telling lawmakers he expects to drive its replacement by the end of his tenure as commandant. “There are two answers to that, one is as Commandant of the Marine […]

A Sling Seat that Saves Lives

by christian on October 28, 2010

It’s not everyday a manufacturer will ask a customer in front of a crowd of people whether he was satisfied with a product. Not unrehearsed and unscripted, anyway. But that’s what Frank Dlubak did Oct. 26 at the Association of the US Army conference in Washington, after hearing Army Spc. Jim Mata tell of being […]

From our friends at Aviation Week – Tough economic realities looming in defense spending are casting a shadow over U.S. Marine Corps plans for its ground tactical fleet, which will likely soon see orders trimmed or possibly scrapped. Every program in the corps’ fleet, from Humvees to marine personnel carriers (MPC), is under service scrutiny […]

M-ATV builder Oshkosh, and the Marine Corps program office that manages M-ATVs, didn’t much like the story we ran the other day from our embedded correspondent Christian Lowe who reported that troops in Afghanistan are no longer allowed off base in anything but heavily armored IED-resistant vehicles. Well, they liked parts of the story. This […]