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
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They aimed to build the ultimate fighting machine...they missed.
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Scenes in the film which could only have taken place during the period spanning the late 1960s through the '70s featured computer equipment that was developed no earlier than the mid-to-late '80s. See more
Lt. Colonel James Burton
This is not just a report, it's a deadly weapon.
Sir, an M-16 is a deadly weapon. A report is just a pile of paper, unless you're planning to inflict a lot of extremely vicious paper cuts.
Stars and Stripes Forever
Written by John Philip Sousa
Performed by The New Sousa Band
Conducted by Keith Brion
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