DARPA offers $1 million prize for new amphibious armoured vehicle designs

Andrew Elwell

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is running a competition asking for people to submit designs for a new armoured vehicle. The FANG (Fast, Adaptable, Next-Generation Ground Vehicle) will be a new heavy, amphibious infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) along the same lines as the Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV). Not unaccustomed to innovative projects, DAPRA is using crowdsourcing – the practice of obtaining needed services or ideas by soliciting co...
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