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US Donates 30 MRAP Vehicles to Croatia

US Donates 30 MRAP Vehicles to Croatia

30 Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles (the MRAPMaxx Pro for logistic use), donated by the U.S. Government to the Republic of Croatia, were officially taken over in the “Croatia” Barracks in Zagreb on 7 April 2014. The official ceremony was attended by […]


Japan Buys Thales Bushmasters

Japan Buys Thales Bushmasters

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has ordered four Bushmaster vehicles for deployment with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The vehicles, all troop carrier variants, will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, for delivery in […]


US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

United States Forces-Afghanistan has seen the inaccurate media reports stating that excess military equipment that is part of the U.S. transition is given to Pakistan. These reports are not correct. USFOR-A does not provide or intend to provide any such […]


US Lends MRAPs to Hungary

US Lends MRAPs to Hungary

The Hungarian Defence Forces were lent 12 Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored fighting vehicles for training purposes by the US Forces European Command. The vehicles were taken over by the Minister of Defence of Hungary from the Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. […]


Army, Marine Corps Take Delivery of JLTVs for User Testing

Army, Marine Corps Take Delivery of JLTVs for User Testing

All 66 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototypes have been delivered to the military so that 14 months of testing can begin at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Full-scale testing is scheduled to begin next week, according […]


US scraps tons of gear as it leaves Afghanistan – report

US scraps tons of gear as it leaves Afghanistan – report

The US military has destroyed more than 77,000 metric tons of military equipment — including mine-resistant troop transport vehicles — as it prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan in late 2014, the Washington Post reported Thursday. More than $7 billion worth […]


Soldiers at NIE run network equipment through life-like combat scenarios

Soldiers at NIE run network equipment through life-like combat scenarios

Testing networked equipment in a lab ensures functionality, but only a field evaluation with Soldiers ensures it will work as designers intended in an operating environment. At Fort Bliss, Texas, and on its training ranges just north of the border […]


Army conducts safety testing on networked vehicles

Army conducts safety testing on networked vehicles

The Army has completed safety release testing for a new fleet of networked vehicles, paving the way for Soldiers to begin training on them this month. The Army Test and Evaluation Command determined that the five baseline designs for mine-resistant, […]


US Army Deploys MRAP Vehicles to Korea

US Army Deploys MRAP Vehicles to Korea

Airmen from the 731st Air Mobility Squadron were key players recently in the first delivery of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to U.S. Forces in Korea. The squadron helped deliver the first five MRAP vehicles to U.S. Army units stationed […]


 
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