It bridges the gap between systems now in the field and the Future Scout and Cavalry System
, and enables heavy battalion and regimental scouts to conduct 24-hour reconnaissance and surveillance missions while remaining outside the acquisition and engagement range of threats.
The results will go to doctrine writers and system acquisition decision makers concerned with the emerging IBCT and Objective Force designs built around the RAH-66 COMANCHE, the Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV), the Future Scout and Cavalry System
(FSCS), and the Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (TUAV).
TRACER (known in the US as the Future Scout and Cavalry System
, or FSCS) will be a tracked armored reconnaissance vehicle, sending data to tactical and strategic commanders on the positions and capabilities of opposing forces.