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Combat Vehicles

September 23, 2015 | Daily News

Army leaders are expected to promulgate a "mixed" modernization plan for the service's combat vehicle fleet to hedge against the possibility of funding drops in the future, according to a soon-to-be released strategy document.

September 22, 2015 | Daily News

Lockheed Martin this week revealed it has partnered with Caterpillar, Horstman and Merrill Industries for its entry into the Marine Corps' next-generation amphibious vehicle competition, according to a company executive.

August 31, 2015 | Daily News

The Army is delaying a key acquisition decision for its Future Fighting Vehicle by eight years, focusing on more urgent capability gaps in the near term, according to internal budget documents obtained by InsideDefense.com.

August 18, 2015 | Daily News

The Marine Corps is holding face-to-face meetings with defense contractors about their next-generation amphibious vehicle designs, according to the service and industry.

August 12, 2015 | Daily News

Outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the Army has -- for the first time -- a good sense of what kinds of modernization programs it should pursue.

August 11, 2015 | Daily News

The Pentagon has scheduled a meeting in August to prepare for awarding an Amphibious Combat Vehicle Increment 1.1 contract this fall, according to a document obtained by InsideDefense.com.

July 31, 2015 | Inside the Army

A previously unreleased study by Army scientists finds the service is lagging a quarter-century behind the aerospace and automotive industries in advancing the use of lightweight materials for its vehicles.

July 31, 2015 | Inside the Army

German ground vehicle manufacturer Krauss Maffei Wegman, which has previously attempted to gain a foothold on the U.S. Army market, is joining forces with France's Nexter Systems, the two companies announced last week.

July 28, 2015 | Daily News

The Army has announced it will give Stryker manufacturer General Dynamics Land Systems a contract next year to refurbish a legacy portion of the fleet displaced by newer variants featuring double-V hulls for improved protection.

July 23, 2015 | Daily News

The potential future 37th commandant of the Marine Corps will have the same priorities as the current top service official, according to Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, who is nominated to succeed Gen. Joseph Dunford.

July 23, 2015 | Daily News

The potential future 37th commandant of the Marine Corps will have the same priorities as the current top service official, according to Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, who is nominated to succeed Gen. Joseph Dunford.

July 09, 2015 | Daily News

Defense leaders are seeking less money for an Army plan to install more powerful cannons on Europe-based Stryker vehicles than what the contractor has projected the effort would cost, documents show.

July 08, 2015 | Daily News

Lockheed Martin and Finnish vehicle manufacturer Patria mutually agreed to end their partnership for the Marine Corps' next-generation amphibious vehicle competition, according to a Lockheed spokesman.

July 02, 2015 | Inside the Army

An upcoming test this fall will give the Army another marker in deciding whether aluminum manufacturing techniques are ready for use on the most demanding, blast-proof vehicles.

July 02, 2015 | Inside the Army

The Army announced plans to extend by four months an existing contract with General Dynamics Land Systems for converting flat-bottom Stryker vehicles to a double-V hull configuration.

July 02, 2015 | Inside the Army

The Army's Tank Automotive and Armaments Command has chosen various companies to bid for work under three separate contract vehicles collectively worth upwards of $3.5 billion.

July 02, 2015 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps plans to send a combined arms company to Bulgaria in September as part of the White House's European Reassurance Initiative that was established after the annexation of Crimea, according to a service spokesman.

June 10, 2015 | Daily News

The Army will test a squad-sized version of an ultra-light combat vehicle at an exercise later this summer, as the ground service continues to plot a path forward on a potential acquisition of the nimble transports.

June 10, 2015 | Daily News

The Army is no hurry to initiate an infantry fighting vehicle program until officials fully understand which component technologies are worth pursuing, according to the service's acquisition chief.

June 10, 2015 | Daily News

The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee is reporting a fiscal year 2016 bill to the full committee that adds nearly $3 billion to the Defense Department's $107 billion procurement request, as well as an additional $540 million to DOD's $70 billion research and development request, according to unreleased funding tables obtained by InsideDefense.com.

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