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Combat Vehicles

January 26, 2015 | Daily News

The newly released 36th Commandant's Planning Guidance will shape the fiscal year 2017 budget while emphasizing the Amphibious Combat Vehicle program, seabasing and crisis response units.

January 13, 2015 | Daily News

The Army is slated to meet with contractors next month to discuss an ambitious plan to protect future ground vehicles against missile attacks.

December 23, 2014 | Daily News

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to develop the Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle that could total $1.2 billion, according to a company announcement.

December 23, 2014 | Daily News

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $100 million foreign military sales contract from Saudi Arabia for the procurement and production of Abrams tanks, according to a company announcement Tuesday.

December 23, 2014 | Daily News

The Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory is helping the service's requirements arm define the specifications for the Internally Transportable Vehicle by conducting an assessment this summer, according to a service official.

December 19, 2014 | Daily News

The State Department has approved possible foreign military sales of 175 Abrams tanks to Iraq for $2.4 billion, along with 1,000 humvees for $579 million, according to recent announcements from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

December 19, 2014 | Daily News

Defense contractors continue to look to commercial markets, from private jets to health care technology, to cope with shrinking defense spending.

December 19, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Army will explore a light vehicle type that would work in close concert with infantry formations, while also changing key assumptions for a new heavy vehicle program, a top official said.

December 16, 2014 | Daily News

The Army is asking industry to help solve one of the "top challenges" in ground combat vehicles: cooling their engines.

December 12, 2014 | Inside the Army

The fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill fully funds plans for the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle but requests that the service examine the possibility of a mixed fleet.

December 05, 2014 | Daily News

Congressional allies of General Dynamics Land Systems are attempting a last-ditch effort to stall the Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program as the service mulls awarding an engineering and manufacturing development contract to BAE Systems, according to memos and officials.

December 05, 2014 | Inside the Army

House and Senate negotiators of the fiscal year 2015 defense authorization bill have approved pumping over $380 million in unrequested funds into the Army's vehicle accounts.

December 02, 2014 | Daily News

The Defense Acquisition Board is scheduled to consider advancing the Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program into development on Dec. 9, according to an internal Pentagon document.

November 26, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Army is hosting an industry day on Dec. 17 at Anniston
Army Depot, AL, to brief companies on the effort to build a hydraulic powered
system than can launch and retrieve a 60-foot bridge from the M1A1 Abrams tank.

November 26, 2014 | Inside the Navy

NORFOLK, VA -- The Marine Corps recently sent its analysis of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle Increment 1.1 to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and anticipates a decision in either December or January, according to a service official.

November 24, 2014 | Daily News

The Defense Department seeks to add nearly 100 more Army combat vehicles to Eastern Europe by the end of 2015 as part of its pledge to help deter Russian aggression, according to the head of U.S. Army Europe.

November 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps' primary ground priorities are modernizing its assault amphibian capability, replacing the legacy amphibious vehicle through a combination of complementary systems and replacing a portion of the humvee fleet, as laid out recently in a new strategy document.

November 14, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Army is turning to industry for information on technologies needed to develop a network of trustworthy geolocation data systems.

November 11, 2014 | Daily News

The Army Research Lab's science and technology plan for fiscal year 2015 and beyond sketches out the service's goals toward molding a future generation of ground vehicles.

November 07, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps is using the Defense Department's Better Buying Power initiatives to inform how it buys its next-generation amphibious vehicle, according to government and industry officials.

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