Army to test reconfigured Abrams chassis in robotic mine-clearing demonstration at JWA

By Ashley Tressel / December 11, 2018 at 11:47 AM
The Army at the 2019 Joint Warfighting Assessment this spring will for the first time use a reconfigured Abrams tank to serve as the robotic vehicle breaching a simulated minefield. Officials at the last JWA in April, held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, tested the British Terrier engineering vehicle, accompanied by Abrams tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles for security, in a scaled-down exercise. Next year, at Yakima Training Center, WA, the team will use a roboticized version of the Assault Breacher Vehicle...

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