“highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) ?
US Army has taken a few - but not all - of the wraps off a “highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) during #Edge21 demo at Dugway Proving Ground, which I’m attending. No pictures released sadly, but a video showed to me here shows a large, winged...
In the spring of 2019, the Army awarded a contract to four industry partners to provide non-developmental tactical systems, also known as "off the shelf" technology. The Army will provide the tactical UAS to units so Soldiers in U.S. Army Forces Command can evaluate the system under field...
Note: Given the date and lack of dismounts among other things, I suspect that this was the early incarnation of the MIAG proposal.
EDIT: Ack, blundered on the title! I put down MIVC-70 instead of MICV-70 and only noticed it now!
Chaparral 2000/Roadrunner/Advanced Chaparral/Chaparral Chassis Service Life Extension Program (CCSLEP)/LAV MPLS (MultiPurpose Launcher System)/Chapfire
/1/ 1999 report by "Forecast International"
Loral, along with other companies, was trying to interest the US Army and other...
Army Still Wants Mobile Protected Firepower From An Air-Droppable Tank
Army officials gathered at Ft. Benning, GA, last week to discuss the future of the service's maneuver forces and consistently brought up a lingering capability gap for mobile protected firepower they say must be...
Raytheon delivers electronic jamming capability for Gray Eagle UAS
Effort will mark first time Army has capability on unmanned vehicle
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered two electronic attack payloads in support of the U.S. Army's...
I came across the following article from an old Janes Fighting Ships (1969 edition I believe)
If these vessels had been realised, what effect would they have had?
No doubt there would have been an impact on the later LHA prgramme.
Fast Deployment Logistic Ship (FDL):
40,500 tons (FL)
855 x 104...
During the mid-1950s, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Arleigh Burke sponsored a high-priority program to develop a naval intermediate range ballistic missile.
On November 8, 1955, the Secretary of Defense established a joint Army and Navy intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM)...
I stumbled across this ultimate ATV gun-buggy while looking for pictures of the Excalibur PGM for work. It’s the Standard Manufacturing Co. Excalibur/Vulcan gun system that was demonstrated to the US Army’s logistics exposition PROLOG '85.
It would appear to be a large Supercat style ATV fitted...
I found an interesting document while ago:
It describes some of the vehicle projects of National Defense Research Committee Division 12, Transportation during the world war II. Quality is not best but there are...
Scanned this in from an old Army Magazine; this has the clearest, most detailed layout of the specs of the Army's AMS program, which included Crusader, Block III Tank, FIFV, etc.
ARMY May 1991
Armor's Future: From One, Many
By Eric C, Ludvigsen
Convinced of the...