Lose Weight and Stay Fit: US Army Aims For Leaner & Lighter Ground Combat Vehicles

Defence IQ hears from Ted Maciuba, Director of the US Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence based at Fort Knox, who describes some of the aspects relating to the Center's mission and the current trends, challenges and progress taking place in the realm of combat vehicle modernisation. Within this context, he discusses development of Future Combat Systems and the role of armoured carriers in infantry missions, as well as issues surrounding Stryker and Bradley vehicle modernisation.