Army eyes '5th generation combat vehicle technologies' to design tank for 2040 battlefield

By Jason Sherman / February 7, 2020 at 4:03 PM
The Army has launched an effort to identify "5th generation combat vehicle technologies" as part of a new anti-armor study that aims to produce a roadmap for building a tank meant to counter projected threats in 2040. Service Secretary Ryan McCarthy last month commissioned the Army Science Board to conduct an "Independent Assessment of the 2040 Battlefield and its Implications for 5th Generation Combat Vehicle Technologies," a study requested by Gen. Mike Murray, head of Army Futures Command. The study...

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