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Combat Vehicles

July 26, 2010 | Daily News

A defense industry team led by BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman announced today that, after what executives called a "painful" deliberation and risk assessment, they have presented the Army with their proposal for a hybrid electric Ground Combat Vehicle.

Mark Signorelli, BAE's vice president and general manager for the GCV project team, told reporters at a conference in Washington today that choosing to put forth a bid with a hybrid electric drive system was an exceedingly difficult decision given the military's past reluctance to adopt such solutions.

July 23, 2010 | Inside the Army

The Army wants to delay the modernization of its Abrams and Bradley fleets because it has identified the development of the Ground Combat Vehicle as a higher priority, according to a general with knowledge of the service's strategy.

July 23, 2010 | Inside the Army

In a recent omnibus reprogramming action, the Pentagon asked Congress to allow the Army to redirect $10 million to the development of a replacement for its aging M113 armored personnel carrier fleet.