Army Eyes New Generation Of Combat Vehicles

Kevin Ivey | 10/20/2021

The U.S. Army is in the midst of a major overhaul of its combat vehicles. As part of this modernization, the service is exploring the role of uncrewed vehicles on the battlefield. Above, a Ripsaw robot conducts a live-firing exercise at Fort Dix, N.J., on June 30, 2021. The Ripsaw, built by Textron, was the Army’s choice for its Robotic Combat Vehicle-Medium program. Over the last two decades, U.S. Army modernization programs have struggled to reach the finish line. In response...

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