Is The Marine Corps’s New Battlewagon A Better Tank-Killer Than The Service’s Tanks

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A U.S. Marine drives a Joint Light Tactical Vehicles at White Beach as part of the I Marine Expeditionary Force JLTV Operator New Equipment Training course on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 24, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels) 

Here comes the JLTV. 
The Marine Corps may be in the process of ditching its tanks as it retools towards dealing with near-peer threats in the Pacific, but that doesn’t mean the service’s anti-armor capabilities are falling by the wayside. 
According to Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, the deputy commandant for combat development and integration, the service’s brand new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle outfitted with “lightweight mounted fires” is capable of killing armor at between 15 and 20 times the range of an M1 Abrams main battle tank. 
WNU Editor: These vehicles must pack a lot of firepower.

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