M2 Bradley mechanized infantry fighting vehicle Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Armored Personnel Carriers


Country of Origin: USA

The Bradley mechanized infantry fighting vehicle (MICV) was originally intended to supplement the M113 armored personnel carrier (APC). The Bradley reflected the worldwide move away from a troop "battle taxi" to a more flexible vehicle with better self-defense capabilities. The M2 is the infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) that carries six troops; the M3 cavalry fighting vehicle is used as a reconnaissance vehicle (see separate entry). Since its introduction, however, the M2 Bradley has...

 

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