A brand-new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected feature - the first of its kind for the Army - will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. MRAPs are the first vehicles outfitted with electronic stability control. Electronic stability control could also be an enabler for future fully autonomous vehicles.

Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

Electronic stability control, or ESC, is a computerized technology designed to improve vehicle stability and has been common in commercial automobiles for more than a decade. Thanks to a development effort initiated in 2010 by the U.S. Army's......READ MORE




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MISSION

Mission Statement:
Provide our Soldiers a decisive advantage in any mission by maintaining quality acquisition professionals to develop, acquire, field, and sustain the world's best equipment and services through efficient leveraging of technologies and capabilities to meet current and future Army needs.

Vision Statement:
Best equipped Army that maintains the technological advantage and capabilities against any threat in any environment.

LEADERS

"The Army of today is developing many of the most technically advanced systems and technologies in human history. There is no cookie-cutter approach to acquisition. While we focus on some of its inherent challenges cost, performance and schedule risks as well as funding instability it is worthwhile to note that we continue to succeed in fielding the best-equipped Army in the world. However, moving the world's largest land force forward requires an ongoing commitment to learning and innovation."

Army Acquisition Executive & Assistant Secretary, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology - Hon. Heidi Shyu

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