The Army is looking to acquire a new lightweight vehicle for infantry brigade combat teams and increase the lethality of its Strykers. The branch’s new combat vehicle modernization strategy will require vehicles to have stronger unmanned, autonomous capabilities and additional firepower.
"The Armored brigade combat team is at risk of . . . losing overmatch over potential adversaries," Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the head of the Army's Capabilities Integration Center, told Defense News.
Recently, the Army has struggled to modernize its fleet with the only successfully executed program being the recent acquisition of the Oshkosh joint light tactical vehicle.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.