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May 21, 2013 by Jayson Pankin

Explore the ‘silver lining’ of the sequestration – how has this challenged the status quo for OEMs, corporations, laboratories, etc….

Taking a cue from the Great Recession which changed America's automotive industry and supply chain, and in many ways created efficiency, sequestration is an equivalent economic tightening of the belt and Read more
Tags: Military Vehicles | Autoharvest | Armored Vehicles
March 15, 2013 by IDGA Editorial Staff
IDGA Editorial Staff
What are we ultimately armoring against when we talk about tactical vehicles? Peter Foley, CTO at Skydex gets down to the nuts and bolts of what is protecting our troops, the materials and technologies are proving effective and what's being done to keep costs down...
Tags: Tactical Vehicles | RESET | Military Vehicles
March 4, 2013 by Patrick W. McCuen

Why do the Marines want the ACV/MCP?

Under United States Code, Title 10, the Marine Corps has primary responsibility for developing landing force doctrine; tactics, techniques, and procedures; and equipment that are of common interest to the Army and the Marine Corps. The Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) and Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) are Read more
Tags: Amphibious Combat Vehicle | AVC | Tactical Vehicles | LtCol Patrick McCuen | MPC
January 28, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The first U.S. soldier to survive after losing both arms and legs in wars in Iraq or Afghanistan has undergone a double-arm transplant. Brendan Marrocco, 26, who lives in Staten Island, New York, had the amazing surgery at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Tags: Military Healthcare | Military Behavioral Health | Tactical Vehicles
September 26, 2012 by IDGA Staff
IDGA Staff
IDGA with Jeffrey Banks, Department Head/Research Engineer, Applied Research Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University. Learn about technology that detects damage to critical components in military vehicles. The benefit to the military is obvious - cost reduction!
Tags: Light Armored Vehicles | LAV | Jeffrey Banks
June 7, 2012 by Uday Vaidya

Military vehicles have synergistic needs for weight reduction without compromising performance. This interview examines the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) vehicles technology program with specific focus on some of the technology gaps which exist in the implementation of lightweight materials, and what’s being done to solve these issues. Uday Read more
Tags: Military Vehicles
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