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New Roles Anticipated For Army MRAPs

April 18 2012


Logistics officers say the U.S. Army has plans for mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles after the war in Afghanistan winds down, reports the Army News Service.

There will be no "MRAP brigade," but the vehicles could be used for route clearance or training, said a top legislative official.

The armored vehicles are expected to be prepositioned in contingency sets in case they are needed in the future.

There are about 20,000 MRAPs in a total Army fleet of more than...

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