Infantry still the focus of up-gunned Stryker brigades

By Ethan Sterenfeld / January 18, 2022 at 3:05 PM
Dismounted infantry is the foundation of the Stryker brigade's fighting power, and that will not change as modernization programs make Stryker vehicles more lethal, according to the Army official responsible for coordinating the brigades' doctrine, training, personnel and materiel requirements. “Despite the lethality upgrades, despite the survivability that it provides, the strength is still the infantry,” said Col. Samuel Edwards, the Army capability manager for Stryker brigades. The brigade “moves at the speed of the armored brigade combat team, and...

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