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The Army’s Rapid Equipping Office is Fast-Tracking Weapons for Underground Warfare | Scout

U.S. Soldiers have historically encountered subterranean environments in Korea and Vietnam, as well as in current contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Subterranean operations present several challenges, which include the inability to communicate via analog/digital comms, to conduct unmanned reconnaissance and persistent surveillance, to see without ambient light, to main situational awareness of friendly forces, and to see through obscurants. Additionally, these types of environments often offer insufficient force protection…

Source: The Army’s Rapid Equipping Office is Fast-Tracking Weapons for Underground Warfare – Warrior – Scout