Army explains Infantry Squad Vehicle requirements after DOT&E concerns

By Ethan Sterenfeld / February 8, 2021 at 3:13 PM
The Army's new Infantry Squad Vehicle does not require underbody armor, since its off-road mobility and small signature allow it to naturally evade threats, officials from the Maneuver Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate told Inside Defense in a Feb. 2 interview. "Protection is gained by how you employ the vehicle, by making sure that you are driving on routes that are not predictable, using the mobility of the vehicle to go off-road," said Christopher Stone, deputy director of the...

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