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How US soldiers keep Abrams tanks ready for action in the Middle East

At Army Prepositioned Stocks-5, soldiers keep a massive set of equipment ready so rapidly deploying units can move faster. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Ford, one of the soldiers overseeing Abrams tanks at APS-5, explains how they keep that equipment in fighting shape. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. CAMP […]
How US soldiers keep Abrams tanks ready for action in the Middle East
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The Army is equipping tanks with a high-tech protective system it’s been working on for decades as it prepares for a great-power war

After decades of research, the Army has decided to do a wide rollout of active-protection systems for Abrams tanks. The systems are designed to thwart incoming antitank missiles and other projectiles. Such defences have renewed relevance for the Pentagon, which is refocusing on potential large-scale conflict. The US military has […]
The Army is equipping tanks with a high-tech protective system it’s been working on for decades as it prepares for a great-power war
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The US Army wants to give its tanks a high-tech defensive upgrade by 2020

Foreign militaries have been outfitting their tanks with active-protection systems, which are designed to fend off enemy fire. The US Army has been evaluating APS for some time, and now it hopes to have one on Abrams tanks by 2020. The Army is also reviewing active-protection systems for Bradley fighting […]
The US Army wants to give its tanks a high-tech defensive upgrade by 2020
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The Army’s Ironhorse Brigade is taking a new route to its station in Europe, and it’s another sign the US is preparing to fight on the continent

The US Army’s Ironhorse Brigade has arrived in Europe for the latest nine-month rotation. The deployment is part of ongoing efforts to reassert the US and NATO’s presence on the continent. The brigade’s arrival also underscores efforts to boost the alliance’s ability to operate on the ground in Europe. Soldiers […]
The Army’s Ironhorse Brigade is taking a new route to its station in Europe, and it’s another sign the US is preparing to fight on the continent