File photo – Stryker assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4-17 Infantry Battalion passed the Combat Aviation Brigade’s convoy on the way to Division’s wide Iron Focus field exercise. (Photo by Spc. Tin P. Vuong, U.S. Army)
The U.S. Army is arming its Stryker vehicle with attack drones, lasers, up-gunned cannons and anti-aircraft missiles in anticipation of scheduled 2020 Stryker-unit deployments to Europe — intended to fortify a broader and much-discussed strategy to counter Russian “aggression” in the region.
The Russian threat forms the basis for a decided U.S.