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BAE Systems to Showcase a New Light Tank for US Army

BAE Systems will showcase a full range of technologies and solutions at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., October 12-14, 2015. Media representatives are invited to visit the company’s exhibit (booth #6343) to learn how BAE Systems is meeting complex U.S. Army challenges. Featured products and services will include combat vehicles, precision-guided munitions, advanced electronics, and imaging and mapping technologies.

During the event, the company will conduct media briefings on significant programs and capabilities. Briefings currently scheduled are:

BAE Systems will exhibit a solution to meet the U.S. Army’s proposed requirement for a Mobile Protected Firepower capability, which would involve an expeditionary light tank that could be air-dropped from a C-130 aircraft. The company’s solution is based on the purpose-built M8 Armored Gun System, modernized with mature technologies from the CV90 family of infantry fighting vehicles and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.


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