Army to field SMET at battalion level

By Ashley Tressel / June 17, 2019 at 2:31 PM
Following an operational user test demonstration this spring, the Army has decided the Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport vehicle -- previously intended only for squads -- is best suited for battalions. "The bottom line is . . . although the SMET has broad utility over many conditions, it does not have universal [mobility]," Don Sando, director of the Maneuver Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, told reporters last week. "There are areas soldiers can walk and crawl and climb that we just...

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