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Combat Vehicles

October 28, 2016 | Inside the Army

The Army's efforts to address the Third Offset involve innovations not only in technology, but also in acquisition and doctrine, according to the director of operations for the service's new Rapid Capabilities Office.

October 25, 2016 | Daily News

Mobile Protected Firepower, the Army's attempt to provide the Infantry Brigade Combat Team with additional lethality, transportability and protection, has been approved to begin an analysis of alternatives.

October 21, 2016 | Inside the Navy

PORTSMOUTH, VA -- The Marine Corps must determine by 2025 whether to pursue a high-water-speed option getting troops from the ship to the beach or buy a slower wheeled or tracked vehicle to support its lift requirements.

October 14, 2016 | Daily News

Army leaders next week plan to consider formally launching a new big-ticket armored fighting vehicle program, advancing plans for a Mobile Protected Firepower capability to bolster infantry units in fights against a near-peer adversary -- such as Russia -- and setting the stage for an expected competition between General Dynamics and BAE Systems estimated to be worth at least $3 billion.

October 14, 2016 | Daily News

Army leaders next week plan to consider formally launching a new big-ticket armored fighting vehicle program, advancing plans for a Mobile Protected Firepower capability to bolster infantry units in fights against a near-peer adversary -- such as Russia -- and setting the stage for an expected competition between General Dynamics and BAE Systems estimated to be worth at least $3 billion.

October 05, 2016 | Daily News

As the Army continues to explore options to upgrades its vehicles, Pentagon officials have given the service a green light to proceed with the next step to improve the Stryker.

October 04, 2016 | Daily News

General Dynamics this week unveiled a vehicle demonstrator, dubbed the "Griffin," that retains the Abrams tank's turret and 120 mm gun to address the Army’s mobile protected firepower needs.

October 03, 2016 | Daily News

BAE Systems this week unveiled a "next-generation Bradley prototype" that utilizes features from the Army's Armored Multipurpose Vehicle program.

October 03, 2016 | Daily News

The Marine Corps recently awarded a sole-source contract to Science Applications International Corp. to upgrade the electrical system of the legacy amphibious vehicle as part of a survivability upgrade effort, according to the service and the company.

September 30, 2016 | Inside the Army

Combat vehicle makers plan to showcase their visions for the Army's future during the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting, taking place Oct. 3 through 5 in Washington.

September 30, 2016 | Inside the Army

The Defense Department Inspector General's office has announced it will carry out a second audit of the Army's Paladin Integrated Management program, focusing on the under-vehicle force protection requirement.

September 30, 2016 | Daily News

Some defense services contractors are increasingly moving into building products, arguing they are able to leverage their understanding of the military's needs while also improving their margins and mix of work.

September 27, 2016 | Daily News

The Army must prioritize "close combat overmatch" and ground vehicles in its modernization efforts, according to the director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, housed within Training and Doctrine Command.

September 13, 2016 | Daily News

The Army's efforts to develop systems to counter evolving threats, such as rocket-propelled grenades and anti-tank guided missiles, may be limited by "budgetary restraints," according to a report recently sent to Congress.

September 09, 2016 | Daily News

The Defense Department last month tweaked its $1.6 trillion roster of big-ticket weapon system projects by adding four new programs and formally advising Congress of schedule changes for three high-profile projects.

September 07, 2016 | Daily News

Although there are no concrete plans to sell Army equipment through a Defense Department effort aimed at improving foreign military sales, the service might focus on selling "Big 5" items in the future, an Army official said at a Sept. 6 conference.

August 31, 2016 | Inside the Pentagon

Dozens of lawmakers have sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama in the hopes of postponing a $1.5 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia amid opposition to Saudi military actions in Yemen and reports of civilian casualties.

August 26, 2016 | Inside the Navy

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller said the service may install active vehicle protection systems on the Amphibious Combat Vehicle and Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to combat the anti-access/area denial threat.

August 12, 2016 | Inside the Army

Plans for the Mobile Protected Firepower program, designed to provide Infantry Brigade Combat Teams with long-range, precision fire capabilities, were unveiled at an Aug. 9 industry day, Col. William Nuckols, director of mounted requirements at the Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence, told Inside the Army last week.

August 12, 2016 | Inside the Army

During an industry day held last week, the Army outlined its plan for the Ground Mobility Vehicle, which involves modifying an existing commercial vehicle to meet the service's need for increased mobility and agility on the battlefield.

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