A “Sources Sought Notice” was issued today by the US Army for the next major upgrade to the entire Stryker Family of Vehicles, focused mainly on lethality improvements.

These improvements will encompass both the flat-bottom hull and double v-hull platforms, and will not be limited to cannon application and improvement.

“The next round of upgrades is intended to improve the lethality of the Stryker formation, so it’s important to find solutions that work well in concert, and go beyond just making an individual vehicle more lethal,” said Col. Glenn Dean, the Army’s project manager for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team in a statement Tuesday.

It is important to emphasize these upgrades will bring more than enhanced firepower. Though the program is still in early planning, the program office indicated it would consider other solutions that could include sensor, protection, or platform network upgrades.

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