It's back to the future in the defense industry, as the biggest names in armored warfare gear up to vie for a $70 billion prize.
Revisiting a subject I first began writing about more than a year ago, an article from Reuters last week reminded me that there's more going on in military wheeled transport than just the MRAP (mine resistant, ambush protected) program. Protecting soldiers from IEDs in Iraq may be front and center in our legislators' minds. But down the road at the Pentagon, people are thinking even farther ahead, seeking a solution to the problem that started the IED-wave in the first place -- thin-skinned Humvees.
I can't find much to complain about in his analysis. The title might be a little precious.