Resource blocking positions with MOPMS
, conventional mines, and expedient barrier capability (such as abatis).
Accudyne staff neither understand the complexity of the MOPMS electronics nor the difficulties associated with the radio frequency/digital testing." an Army inspection team informed superiors, according to the suit.
Long before the Pentagon awarded the contract to Accudyne, there was trouble with the MOPMS, which were produced for sixteen years before the Army noticed they were malfunctioning.
Eric Slater, a senior scientist from Hughes Aircraft, the original maker of the MOPMS, said in a deposition that the system had a lot of technical problems." Slater added.
* Mitigate future maneuverability concerns with lanes and closure with the MOPMS
Mitigate future maneuver concerns with lanes and closure with MOPMS
To fully support the engineer-specific reconnaissance requirements across this battlespace--and to take advantage of the capabilities of the Hornet, MOPMS
, ADAM/RAAM, and air-delivered Volcano scatterable-mine systems--the 299th organized with dedicated engineer scouts.
Our first missions were for mounted squads to set up a single MOPMS, establish an OP, emplace Hornet mines in 5-to-10-munition clusters or gauntlets, and set up overwatch.
With a total of 3 MOPMS, 20 Hornets, and 6 antitank weapons at our disposal, each team was capable of disrupting 3 to 4 tracked vehicles.
As the lead enemy vehicle was destroyed by the Hornet or MOPMS strike, the engineer scouts would fire antitank-4s/Vipers at the last vehicle in the column.