US Army soldiers will begin to receive 150 new Stryker armoured combat vehicles with a double-V hull (DVH) design in the coming weeks for use in Afghanistan.
The Stryker DVH, with enhanced armour, wider tires and blast-attenuating seats has been designed to prevent and protect the soldiers and the vehicle from improvised explosive devices and roadside mines threats.
The DVH design is a proven technology and is similar to that on mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP), vehicles currently used in Afghanistan.
The new vehicles were put through live-fire, developmental and operational testing for force protection, safety, performance, reliability and durability.
Currently the army has about 140 Strykers and plans to field a total of 450 vehicles.
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