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US Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

A brand-new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected feature - the first of its kind for the Army - will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. MRAPs are the first vehicles outfitted with electronic stability control. Electronic stability control could also be an enabler for future fully autonomous vehicles.

Soldiers laud the ballistic protection Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicles that provide them against underbody threats, but now a brand-new MRAP feature, the first of its kind for the Army, will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. Electronic […]


Mine-resistant, ambush-protected recovery vehicles key in mission

Mine-resistant, ambush-protected recovery vehicles key in mission

Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan, or AFSBn-AFG, is in the early stages of a mission that will result in 94 mine-resistant, ambush-protected, or MRAP recovery vehicles being available to support future coalition missions. The battalion received an order from Department of […]


Arms Race In Middle East Seen Intensifying

Arms Race In Middle East Seen Intensifying

The debate in Washington regarding the pros and cons of the putative agreement between the P5 and Iran on limits to its nuclear programs is focused either on theological questions, such as is a bad agreement better than none at […]


US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Pakistan for 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, spair and repair parts, and training, etc., for an estimated cost of $198 million. […]


Oshkosh Defense Showcases New Variants of MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles at Eurosatory 2014

Oshkosh Defense Showcases New Variants of MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles at Eurosatory 2014

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will unveil its new MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) variants to military leaders and dignitaries from around the world at Eurosatory 2014 in Paris, starting today through June 20. Oshkosh has expanded its combat-proven […]


Army software researchers develop MRAP simulator

Army software researchers develop MRAP simulator

Army software engineers faced a challenge: Saving Soldiers’ lives. With the development of new simulation applications, Soldiers can now use advanced computers to train for worst-case scenarios. U.S. Special Operations Command representatives visited the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, […]


AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7. The 30 Maxx PRO Plus model Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles, known as MRAPs, were being divested from Army inventory and […]


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‚Äôs facility in Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, for delivery in […]


 
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