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Combat Vehicles

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.

August 12, 2016 | Daily News

Lawmakers have permitted the Army to reallocate hundreds of millions of dollars to support key priorities outlined in a reprogramming request signed May 6 by Pentagon Comptroller Mike McCord and released publicly Aug. 12.

August 05, 2016 | Inside the Navy

TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA -- Marines went into simulated battle here with more than 40 experimental technologies, as the service assesses how to best support distributed forces over great distances in potential future conflicts.

August 05, 2016 | Inside the Army

BAE Systems continues its push to resurrect a lightweight armored vehicle first pitched to the Army in the 1990s, in an effort to satisfy the service's forthcoming requirement for a Mobile Protected Firepower ride.

August 05, 2016 | Daily News

The Army has "justified" the low-rate initial production plan for the Paladin Integrated Management program, but has failed to address two "performance deficiencies identified by the test community during the system development phase," according to a government audit.

July 22, 2016 | Inside the Army

The Army plans to proceed toward a milestone C decision this summer to support a low-rate initial production decision for its Mid-Tier Networking Vehicular Radio, but the Defense Department's director of operational test and evaluation recently warned the system has significant shortcomings.

July 22, 2016 | Inside the Army

The Army plans to host an industry day next month to outline its plans for procurement of the Ground Mobility Vehicle. The Army is slated to make its first budget outlays for GMV in fiscal year 2017. Army Under Secretary Patrick Murphy highlighted GMV as one of the service's top priorities during a speech this month at the New America Foundation.

July 19, 2016 | Daily News

The Marine Corps recently accepted delivery of two of 10 upgraded legacy amphibious vehicles for testing, according to a service official.

July 15, 2016 | Inside the Navy

Following denial of a bid protest by the Government Accountability Office on the Marine Corps' next-generation amphibious vehicle, the service says it is about 45 days behind schedule but expects to field the vehicle on time, according to a service official.

July 08, 2016 | Daily News

The Army wants an immediate $10 million to advance trade studies of the Mobile Protected Firepower vehicle concept, funding that would help beef up the case for initiating an analysis of alternatives in fiscal year 2017 of a new major weapon system the service believes is critical to future effectiveness of its infantry brigade combat teams.

July 01, 2016 | Daily News

The Army has delayed until October the start of operational testing -- originally slated to commence in June -- for the $8 billion Paladin Integrated Management program due to earlier quality control issues with the engine.

July 01, 2016 | Daily News

The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program cleared an important milestone in June during a review that demonstrated the design for the new personnel carrier is stable, expected to meet performance requirements and can be executed within the service's $13.8 billion plan to replace the M113 fleet.

May 13, 2016 | Inside the Army

The Army plans to develop a mobile weapon system designed to destroy low-flying enemy drones and -- later -- people, rockets and bullets, according to a newly published solicitation for industry.

May 13, 2016 | Inside the Army

A group of military officers used their Army War College graduating paper to make the case that a buildup of U.S. ground forces in Europe can thwart potential Russian military moves against its Western neighbors.

April 29, 2016 | Inside the Army

Lawmakers are seeking an update on the Defense Department's progress toward further integration of unmanned ground and aerial vehicles into the joint force, according to the House Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2017 defense policy bill.

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