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AUSA 2015: Release the hounds (video)

13th October 2015 - 12:16 GMT | by Tony Skinner, Grant Turnbull in Washington DC

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A new vehicle has been unveiled at this year’s AUSA exhibition that is likely to compete for a lucrative contract to supply the US Army with a fleet of highly mobile, light reconnaissance vehicles (LCV). 

Called Hellhound, the 13,000lb vehicle is being developed by Northrop Grumman to address the requirement for a new reconnaissance vehicle that can be loaded and air-dropped from a C-130 transport aircraft.

The US Army is also looking to acquire an ultra-light combat vehicle and a light tank known as the mobile protected firepower (MPF), increasing the capabilities of rapidly deployable forces such as the 82nd

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Tony Skinner

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Tony is VP Content overseeing Shephard Media's editorial content and business intelligence products as well …

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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