Air Force Lt. Col. John Burton was assigned to evaluate the usefulness of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, an Army troop carrier/scout vehicle that, in its final redesign, was effectively a deathtrap for its occupants. Burton keeps trying to execute a proper live-fire armor test on it but is constantly subverted by his temporary commanding officer, Army Maj. Gen. Partridge, in order to get it under construction and in the field. Written by
Jeff Cross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They aimed to build the ultimate fighting machine...they missed.
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Did You Know?
Part of this movie was filmed at Camp Roberts CA. The base served as a large basic training site during WWII. See more
Israel never procured nor operated the Bradley. Apart from the USA the only other country to use the vehicle is Saudi Arabia. See more
Major General Partridge
But even a heat-seeking missile can miss a target.
General, it says here that you taped electric hotplates to the surface of the vehicle to help your heat-seeking missile find its target, and that the surface temperature of the vehicle was so high it could have fried an egg at twenty feet!
America, the Beautiful
Written by Samuel A. Ward
and Katharine Lee Bates
(as Katherine Bates)
Produced and Arranged by Les Pierce
and Joseph Vitarelli
Performed by Carmen Carter See more