31 Mar '14, 4am

US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank prototypes are in the midst of developmental tests of upgrades that could extend their lives for decades to come. The modernization program is taking shape at various sites throughout the country. Development of the LAV-ATs has already successfully met threshold testing as four of the prototypes have fired 14 missiles at government facilities. In mid-March, the vehicles were put through a swim test and landing craft air cushion tests at the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch at Camp Pendleton, Calif. “The LAV-AT modernization program is designed to improve mission effectiveness and supportability for Marines,” said Col. Mark Brinkman, LAV program manager. Embedded in their original design, LAVs combine speed, maneuverability and firepower to perform a variety of functions, including security , command and control , reconnaissance an...

Full article: http://www.defencetalk.com/us-marines-test-lav-at-anti-ta...

Tweets

#Army #Navy #Airforce #Marines #Military Rememb...

twitter.com 30 Mar '14, 11am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Marines prepare for historic African exercise | Marine Corps Times

Marines prepare for historic African exercise |...

marinecorpstimes.com 30 Mar '14, 2pm

Marines are back in Morocco for African Lion a year after the local government abruptly canceled the largest annual exerci...

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan: United States Forces-Afghanistan has seen th...

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equi...

defencetalk.com 31 Mar '14, 4am

Since 2002, the ANSF has grown from less than one kandak of troops to nearly 352,000 skilled and professional soldiers and...

Kenwick pax: just a reminder the station is now...

transperth.wa.gov.au 31 Mar '14, 12am

From Monday 31 March 2014, Kenwick Station will be temporarily closed for approximately six months in order to undergo a s...

Write readable tests #tdd #xUnit

robots.thoughtbot.com 01 Apr '14, 7pm

The Four-Phase Test is a testing pattern, applicable to all programming languages and unit tests (not so much integration ...

US Army, Marines Struggle With Infantry Vehicle Replacements

US Army, Marines Struggle With Infantry Vehicle...

defensenews.com 06 Apr '14, 3pm

WASHINGTON — Lessons learned. Tradeoffs. Taking advantage of previous investments. The need for further study. If there’s ...

North Korea Vows Not To Rule Out a New Nuclear Test

North Korea Vows Not To Rule Out a New Nuclear ...

defensenews.com 30 Mar '14, 3pm

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — North Korea vowed not to rule out a “new form” of nuclear test Sunday after the UN Security Council c...

Solar Decathlon Houses Make Up a Solar Village ...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Mar '14, 5pm

Consisting of a grouping of Solar Decathlon houses that students at MST built for competitions between 2002 and 2009, the ...