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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 10:31 p.m. PST

"The Army is trying to rapidly field Strykers with a bigger gun to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Europe amid concerns the service is outgunned by Russian counterparts, and so far the program is on track, according to Col. Glenn Dean, the project manager for Stryker.

Congress provided the Stryker program office funding in 2015 and 2016 to field Stryker infantry carrier vehicles with a 30 mm cannon to the regiment in Europe by 2018. A little more than $300 USD million is allocated for eight prototypes and upgrades to 83 production vehicles, plus spares.

General Dynamics Land Systems the Stryker's prime contractor was authorized by the Army to hold a competition to select a gun and turret for the vehicle…"
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paulgenna Supporting Member of TMP28 Feb 2017 9:12 a.m. PST

Bad specs to begin with. Nothing more than a taxi cab.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Feb 2017 2:53 p.m. PST



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