Accession Number : ADA539921


Title :   The U.S. Combat and Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Fleets: Issues and Suggestions for Congress


Corporate Author : RAND NATIONAL DEFENSE RESEARCH INST SANTA MONICA CA


Personal Author(s) : Kelly, Terrence K ; Peters, John E ; Landree, Eric ; Moore, Louis R ; Steeb, Randall ; Martin, Aaron


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a539921.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 182


Abstract : In Section 222 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Pub. L. 111-84), Congress directed the Secretary of Defense to contract with an independent body to assess activities for technology modernization of the ground combat vehicle and armored tactical wheeled vehicle fleets, and specifically to provide a detailed discussion of requirements and capability needs identify capability gaps for vehicles based on lessons learned from recent conflicts and an assessment of emerging threats identify critical technology elements or integration risks associated with particular categories of vehicles and with particular missions of such vehicles recommend actions to develop and deploy critical technology capabilities to address the identified capability gaps.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY EQUIPMENT , *COMBAT VEHICLES , *MILITARY VEHICLES , *ARMORED VEHICLES , MILITARY MODERNIZATION , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , LESSONS LEARNED , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , REQUIREMENTS


Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE