show that the increased survivability is gained at the expense of a significant increase in size and weight, as well as a corresponding reduction in maneuverability.
MRAP Compared to the JLTV and the HMMWV (From Hansen, 2008, June 4, Slides 13-14)
In February 2005, Marine Corps Brigadier General Dennis Hejlik, Deputy Commander of 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, submitted an urgent need request. The six-page document stated, “There is a need for the MRAP vehicle capability to increase
survivability and mobility of Marines operating in a hazardous fire area against known 9