Marion: 'Nexus' of new technologies necessitates vehicle modernization

By Courtney McBride / May 16, 2017 at 3:31 PM
As the Army's platforms age and become less able to accommodate further upgrades, the service must seize the opportunities presented by technological advances to modernize, according to a senior official. During May 16 remarks at a tactical wheeled vehicles conference hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association, Maj. Gen. Bob Marion said the service life extensions and incremental upgrades the Army has pursued are not enough. The service has made incremental modernizations "throughout the entire Army -- aviation platforms, ground...

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