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ID:

327

Date:

2008-07-25

Headline:

Fatal MRAP accidents prompt warnings

Reporter's name:

Richard Lardner

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

In response to dozens of accidents, including five fatalities, over a 7-month period, the military issued warnings and emphasized safety and training for the military's new MRAP vehicles, which were designed to protect troops from mines and roadside attacks.

Notes:

The AP used accident reports released under FOIA (as well as military documents).

Keywords:

military, Iraq, safety, MRAP, accident, death

URL:

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=5439142


Agencies:

DOD

States:

CA
IL
MA
MI
PR
TX
US
US Terr./Other

Categories:

Iraq
military
veteran


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