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Networked vehicle production in full swing at U.S. Army Detroit Arsenal

The Prototype Integration Facility (PIF) at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), where the first five "super configuration" Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) prototype vehicles equipped with Capability Set 13 assets are being built. The MRAP configurations include Soldier Network Extension (SNE), Point of Presence (PoP), Vehicular Wireless Package (VWP), MaxxPro MRAP and MRAP-Lite.



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This work, Networked vehicle production in full swing at U.S. Army Detroit Arsenal [Image 2 of 2], by Katie Cain, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.23.2012

Date Posted:08.01.2012 12:24

Photo ID:637167

VIRIN:120723-O-#####-904

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:8.09 MB

Location:WARREN, MI, USGlobe

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  • Pictured is the Prototype Integration Facility at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, where the first five "super configuration" Mine Resistant Ambush Protected prototype vehicles, equipped with Capability Set 13 (CS 13) assets, are being built. CS 13 is the first integrated group of networked technologies - radios, sensors and associated equipment and software - that will deliver an integrated voice and data capability throughout the entire Brigade Combat Team formation, from the brigade commander to the dismounted soldier.
  • Dozens of engineers and support personnel at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Mich., immersed in daily integration/production activities on the first five "super configuration" Mine Resistant Ambush Protected prototype vehicles equipped with Capability Set 13 assets. CS 13 is the first integrated group of networked technologies - radios, sensors and associated equipment and software - that will deliver an integrated voice and data capability throughout the entire Brigade Combat Team formation, from the brigade commander to the dismounted soldier.
  • The five "super configuration" MRAP prototype vehicles equipped with Capability Set 13, built at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Mich., were shipped from TARDEC to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to undergo safety release testing.
  • The five "super configuration" Mine Resistant Ambush Protected prototype vehicles equipped with Capability Set 13 assets were built and integrated at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Mich., and shipped to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., in late August 2012 to undergo safety release testing prior to fielding to the 10th Mountain Division for New Equipment Training beginning this October. The M-ATV-Lite (shown here) was the first vehicle shipped.

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