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Combat Vehicles

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.

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.

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