Army looking to add mobility and firepower to airborne IBCT formation

By Connie Lee / March 21, 2017 at 9:30 AM
The Light Armored Vehicle 25, a Marine Corps armored reconnaissance vehicle, is being used in a pilot program to evaluate how the Army can add mobility and firepower to airborne infantry brigade combat team formations, according to a service spokeswoman. "This effort is an excursion to enable [the] Army to evaluate the addition of this kind of capability to that formation and inform both the materiel requirements and operational employment concepts of similar systems," Ashley Givens said in a March...

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