Army Planning To Test Nine-Man Ultralight Combat Vehicle In August Exercise

By Justin Doubleday / June 10, 2015 at 5:52 PM
The Army will test a squad-sized version of an ultra-light combat vehicle at an exercise later this summer, as the ground service continues to plot a path forward on a potential acquisition of the nimble transports. A company from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division will use four Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 trucks during an early August exercise at the National Training Center in Ft. Irwin, CA, according to Col. Joseph Ryan, the brigade's commander...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.