FROM Robert Scales
Military Gives a Second Look to Armored Trucks Mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles have been rushed into production by the Pentagon to replace Humvees in Iraq. Triple the size of Humvees, these MRAPs are designed to resist roadside bombs, the most common killer of American soldiers in Iraq. But some in the Pentagon worry that the vehicles are arriving too late and will be particularly ineffective in counter-insurgency tactics. We get two perspectives.