Any armchair Patton will tell you that it’s not a good idea to use a Stryker formation against a tank formation. But in a recent article for the Modern War Institute, Capt. Andrew Gregory argues that adding a 30-millimeter cannon to the Stryker would make it a more lethal weapon system—an upgrade he says is made necessary by changes in the contemporary operating environment. While he notes that the up-gunned Stryker still shouldn’t be used to directly engage armored formations, his argument is short of convincing. The reality is the Stryker was not designed to trade shots at distance...Read More
Author: James King
US Army Maj. James King reviews Maj. Gen. (Ret) Robert Scales’ new book, Scales on War.Read More
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