Army Tests High-Tech Concept Vehicles

Mar 29, 2007 By MELANTHIA MITCHELL, Associated Press Writer
Army Tests High-Tech Concept Vehicles (AP)
A Maneuver Sustainment Vehicle (MSV) splashes through a large puddle as the U.S Army tests of concept vehicles built by three different manufacturers at Fort Lewis, Wash., Wednesday, March 28, 2007. This model is built by Armor Holdings. They're to be used strictly for demonstration, and aren't likely to go into production, Army officials said. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

(AP) -- A group of soldiers has been busy testing a series of high-tech military concept vehicles outfitted with remote weapons systems, night-vision capabilities and enough strength to sustain the concussion of a roadside bomb.



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