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Tango0119 Jun 2017 8:21 p.m. PST

…Tracks without Firing a Shot.

"U.S. Army personnel have successfully used advanced electronic warfare technology to completely disable enemy armor during a simulated tank assault at the Army National Training Center, Defense Systems reports.

Developed by the Army Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO), the combination of wireless communications-jamming and hacker exploits of vehicle systems forces enemy tanks to "stop, dismount, get out of their protection, [and] reduce their mobility," as one Army observer described the ANTC training exercise at Fort Irwin, California…"
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian19 Jun 2017 8:25 p.m. PST

And they can probably do the same to us…

kabrank20 Jun 2017 12:38 a.m. PST

Try that on a base line T55!

Stryderg20 Jun 2017 5:01 a.m. PST

So to counter this move, the next evolution of armored warfare will be: steampunk!

Tango0120 Jun 2017 9:55 a.m. PST



Apache 621 Jun 2017 7:33 a.m. PST

Or T-55s and BMP-1s. Does that make it diesel punk?

UsmanK21 Jun 2017 8:15 a.m. PST

I still do not understand what they are going to hack?

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2017 12:06 p.m. PST

One chinese did that for cheap years ago….

Lion in the Stars21 Jun 2017 2:02 p.m. PST

@Usman: any computer controls on the engines, I'm assuming, or the navigation systems.

UsmanK22 Jun 2017 12:27 a.m. PST

Hello, Lion in the Stars!
Taking into account the fact that on most Soviet / Russian tanks there are no computers (well, not to consider the mechanism of the choice of shells for the computer), all this really looks rather strange. Maybe all this is aimed at influencing the power grid of the tank?

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