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AUSA 2012: GDLS introduces ‘Tracked Stryker’ concept

24th October 2012 - 15:08 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Washington, DC

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Among the programme initiatives highlighted by General Dynamics Land Systems at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2012 annual meeting was a new ‘Tracked Stryker’ medium tracked concept vehicle. 

Dubbed ‘Stryker+Tr’, the concept vehicle features the Stryker Double-V Hull vehicle and targets the US Army’s emerging Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) requirement to replace its aging M113 series family of vehicles.

‘Initially we chose the Stryker “Double-V” to be our offering as the M113 replacement, primarily because of fuel efficiency,’ explained Mike Cannon, senior vice president for Ground Combat Systems at GDLS. 

‘The Stryker DVH is the lowest combat

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