MRAP's Growth, Maturation and Transformation into the M-ATV
The MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) class of vehicles we developed back during the 1980s during the African Bush Wars; and the MRAP is primarily a tool for mechanized movement and protection for executing asymmetric warfare. The M-ATV (MRAP All Terrain Vehicle) is the latest development in the procurement of armored vehicles since the main need was realized after the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).
The standard U.S. Cold War doctrine called for heavily armed and armored, most...
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