More V-Hulls for Strykers

The US Army is awarding a contract modification to General Dynamics in support of its Stryker vehicles. The modification provides for the upgrade of Stryker flat-bottom vehicles to the double V-hull configuration and is valued at $258 million. The 8×8 wheeled Stryker armored … More »

Army Contracts for 473 More Bradleys

The US Army has contracted  BAE Systems Land & Armaments to support its Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs). The $347 million fixed-price-incentive-fee contract calls for the production of up to 473 Bradley M2A4s and M7A4s (BFIST, a type of vehicle the Army has specifically … More »

Convoying!

Advice from a Vietnam Vet and 3-time MVPA Alumni by Mark Sigrist For those who don’t know, I want to share a “day in the life of a convoyer.” This should give you a good idea of what it’s like … More »

U.S. Ranked as Having World’s Top Military

  Global Firepower’s 2017 Military Strength Ranking (www.globalfirepower.com) draws on more than 50 factors to assign a Power Index score to 133 countries. The ranking assesses the diversity of weapons held by each country and pays particular attention to the manpower available. The … More »