That said, especially in a troop-carrying vehicle
like an IFV, any potential weight saved by using an uninhabited turret could be counterbalanced by the need to place the crew in the chassis, which would take up storage volume that would have been free when using an inhabited turret.
James said: "I am the radio operator when I am on a Spartan troop-carrying vehicle
and the gunner when I am on the Scimitar, which has a 30mm automatic weapon system fitted to it.
The service received 108 Vikings in three variants--the basic troop-carrying vehicle
, a command vehicle and a repair and recovery vehicle--and further orders from the marines and the British Army are possible.
"There are some roles the larger Mastiff are not suited to, such as entering into urban areas, so it is likely we will continue to need smaller, troop-carrying vehicles
for some tasks."
There are some roles that the larger Mastiff are not suited to, such as entering into urban areas, so it is likely that we will continue to need smaller troop-carrying vehicles
for some tasks.
"We see three uniformly-shaped dark-green vehicles that look like troop-carrying vehicles