High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle Essays

  • Examples Of Military Achievement Essay

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    My most meaningful military achievement and how it relates to my field of study and future goals. My most meaningful achievement was joining the Army, deploying in defense of our nation to Afghanistan and being recognized for the positive impact I created on my fellow soldiers, NATO Allies and Afghan nationals. I used the skills I was acquiring while attending my university to influence my unit’s operations and help those in need. A soldier duty is always to his mission and nation, still, while

  • Combat Out-Post Rotation

    506 Words  | 3 Pages

    Combat Out-Post (COP) Keating, Afghanistan; Operation Enduring Freedom IX (OEF), was a challenging deployment that tested our knowledge of Reconnaissance Operations. The three Scout Platoons in the Troop rotated duty assignments; COP Defense, dismounted patrolling, and manning Observation Post (OP) Fritsche. The Troop’s rotation consisted of the platoons conducting one four month rotation at the OP, and executing missions from the COP. The rotation inside the COP was broken down evenly between

  • Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP): A Case Study

    1439 Words  | 6 Pages

    The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle rapid acquisition program was an overall success because it ended up saving lives, but rapid acquisition is not suited for all procurements. This essay will highlight why the MRAP rapid acquisition was necessary, positive and negative effects of rapid acquisition and what has been done to support the rapid acquisition process. MRAP fielding was largely possible because of the senior level support and availability of flexible funding. Most Major

  • Joint Requirements Oversight Council Case Study

    1576 Words  | 7 Pages

    In 2009, the United States civilian leadership made the appropriate decision to reduce F22 Raptor procurement quantities from 339 aircraft to 187 aircraft. Although a contentious one, this decision resulted from an accurate assessment of the current and future airpower requirements within the US Air Force. The Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) considered the current and future strategic environment, required capabilities, cost, schedule, and performance problems coupled with budgetary constraints

  • Combatant Commander Essay

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    17-year U.S. Army acquisition process is too long to develop 21st century weapon systems. Conversely, the transition from soft-skinned High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) used during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, to up-armored HMMVW in 2005, and then beginning in April 2007, the introduction of the Mine Resistant Ambushed Protected (MRAP) vehicles in Iraq, represent a tall feat for any military and the prowess of the U.S. Army's acquisition system. Acquisition isn't the problem