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Army Picks BAE, GD For MPF Light Tank Prototypes: Upstart SAIC Is Out

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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Yes, MPF is much lighter and less heavily armored than the M1 Abrams or even Russian tanks like the T-90. But MPF is going to light infantry units that currently have no armored vehicles at all, just a handful of Humvees, towed M777 howitzers, and whatever weapons the men can carry on their backs.

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