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US Army releases much-anticipated fighting vehicle request

23rd November 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


The US Army has released its formal request for proposals (RFP) for a new Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) system. 

The MPF is ‘a new combat vehicle required to address the capability gap identified within the army’s Infantry Brigade Combat Teams (IBCT)’, according to the RFP, which was released on 21 November.

‘This vehicle will be incorporated in the IBCT structure as a weapon system solution to provide a protected, long range, cyber resilient, precision, direct fire capability for early/forcible entry operations,’ the document stated, clarifying that MPF ‘will be a new system within the IBCT designed to support the full

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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