Infantry Drills

E-30: Protection Advantages

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E-30. Overall, the BFV provides good protection. When fighting with the hatches closed, the crew is well protected from small-arms fire, fragmentation munitions, and antipersonnel mines. The BFV smoke-grenade launcher and on-board smoke generator provide rapid concealment from all but thermal observation.

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