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All market data delayed 20 minutes. File photo – Soldiers assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 198th Infantry Regiment, 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, ride in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle after an exercise near the El Jarbah training village on Doña Ana Range, N.M., April 20, 2018.

(Winifred Brown, Fort Bliss Public Affairs Office) The Army’s fast-tracked push to provide new weapons, sensors, air defenses and targeting technology for its Bradley Fighting Vehicle is part of a dual-pronged strategic approach to both prepare for near-term major warfare in the next ten years – and simultaneously begin work on a new Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) for the 2030s and beyond. These interwoven trajectories are, by design, aimed at making the Bradley better able to find and destroy enemy targets in the immediate future while also engineering innovations for armored combat vehicles intended to prevail in mechanized war 20 to 30 years from now.

Prototyping, experimenting and advancing the “art of the possible” based on the most promising emerging technologies are intended to provide innovation for the Army’s future armored vehicle war platform , the NGCV, Maj. Gen.

John Ferrari, Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, G-8, told Warrior Maven in an interview earlier this year. “Instead of spending time and money pouring over requirements, you prototype and experiment to test hypotheses. Read more from…

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