A Congressional Budget Office analysis of the U.S. Army's modularity concept has found that proposals to field "medium-weight" formations equipped with Stryker vehicles and Future Combat Systems technology would improve unit deployment times only "slightly," but that additional naval transport ships for prepositioning equipment near conflict zones could help "substantially." Congressional budget officials found that although the difference in unit equipment weight among light, medium ...
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