NBCRV

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NBCRVNuclear Biological, Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle
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The distribution platoon can dedicate a water asset to the reconnaissance platoon to ensure that the platoon has adequate water to support a company size element of Strykers or equivalent, and the maintenance platoon can provide NBCRV maintenance support.
For now, the NBCRV is in lowrate initial production, but the Army eventually hopes to have as many as 355 of the vehicles.
The original purchase of 21 NBCRVs was used to support operational testing, which began in December 2005, according to Army Lt.
The NBCRV will contribute to a sensor network that will provide real-time digitized data through radio frequency and/ or satellite links to the brigade headquarters to provide operational chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) situational awareness and understanding and detailed hazard analysis.
Maintenance issues, parts costs, and lack of training are some of the ongoing challenges associated with the NBCRV platform.
"The Stryker NBCRV represents a vast increase in capability over its predecessor, the Fox, in terms of biological sensing, accuracy, speed, lethality, survivability, and digital communications--it is a true leap ahead," he said.
It is a challenge to balance NBCRVs; dismounted reconnaissance sets, kits, and outfits; decontamination; and communication--and battalion level supervision is required from the executive officer and maintenance team.
IF THERE IS A FAILED ELECTRONIC ACTUATOR WHILE OPERATING THE NBC RECONNAISSANCE VEHICLE (NBCRV), YOU MUST MANUALLY OPEN THE BIOLOGICAL AGENT WARNING SENSOR (BAWS) INTAKE CLOSURE ASSEMBLY (ICA).
* (M) The joint project manager for nuclear, biological, and chemical contamination avoidance is planning an NBCRV sensor upgrade to address obsolescence issues, correct reliability and performance issues, and potentially integrate new technologies with a proposed fielding in fiscal year 2024.
WHEN ON YOU'RE ON TOP OF THE NBCRV (NUCLEAR BIOLOGICAL CHEMICAL RECON VEHICLE) STRYKERM YOU ARE VERY HIGH-LIKE 9 FEET UP.
In the 23d CBRNE Battalion, the CBRN warrant officers held responsibility in several technical areas: nuclear, biological, and chemical reconnaissance vehicle (NBCRV) suite maintenance and gunnery; dismounted reconnaissance sets, kits, and outfits (DRSKO) maintenance; the toxic physical program; the unit consumables program; and CBRN tasks master trainer.
The NBCRV comes with a tarp that you need to use when it's sitting in the motor pool.