by David Crane
The U.S. Army has a new toy for off-road adventures in third world countries. It’s called the SmarTruck II. It comes complete with the latest global communications equpment, 360 degree video surveillance gear, and a dual SPIKE laser-guided missile launcher utilizing an 18-round magazine.
The SmarTruck II is part of the U.S. Army’s overall movement towards a lighter, faster ground combat force that includes the Objective Force and Objective Force Warrior concepts. Increased speed, mobility, and adaptability are the name of the game for…
future U.S. infantry forces, especially since they are likely to be engaged in relatively small scale conflicts that will include urban environments.
Unfortunately, the SmarTruck II won’t be coming to a dealership near you–but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a look.
Click here to read more about the SmarTruck II.
Click here for more info about Rafael’s Anti-Armor Systems, including the SPIKE missile family.
Click on this link to read a TACOM-ARDEC press release about the SmarTruck II.
Clicking on this link will take you to ICRC’s (Integrated Concepts and Research Corp.) press release about the SmarTruck II.