House lawmakers want Army briefing on survivability of armored systems on the modern battlefield

By Nickolai Sukharev / May 13, 2024 at 4:50 PM
House lawmakers are alarmed over the vulnerability of armored vehicles as shown in Ukraine, particularly from unmanned systems, and are asking the Army for a briefing on how it will address new battlefield threats, according to the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee's mark-up of the fiscal year 2025 defense authorization bill. The mark-up follows the Army’s cancellation of the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) program last year and recent reports of Russian loitering munitions destroying main...

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