Lighter Armor, IED Protection Top Army's Long-Term S&T Priorities

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 27, 2007 at 5:00 AM
Army officials are expecting the threat of roadside bombs to continue well into the next decade, and they are looking to the military's science and technology community to develop "holistic solutions" capable of protecting vehicle crews against the weapons, according to an internal Training and Doctrine Command memorandum. The document, written by the director of TRADOC's Army Capabilities Integration Center, Lt. Gen. Michael Vane, outlines 10 "warfighter needs" expected in fiscal year 2015 and beyond. The memo is undated, but...

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