Congress recently requested a study of the U.S. ground combat and tactical wheeled vehicle fleets. The authors reveal risks in the technologies required to close capability gaps, the business processes used by the U.S. Department of Defense in managing vehicle production and modification initiatives, and the modeling and simulation process supporting research, development, and acquisition, making recommendations for mitigating these risks.The A4s feature a 500-hp Caterpillar C-15 engine, a 600-hp Allison 4500 SP/5- speed automatic transmission, power train and suspension upgrades, and improvements to the cab with improved climate control. The U.S. Armya#39;s Long Termanbsp;...
|Title||:||The U.S. Combat and Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Fleets|
|Author||:||Terrence K. Kelly, John E. Peters, Eric Landree, Louis R. Moore, Randall Steeb|
|Publisher||:||RAND Corporation - 2011-02-11|