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Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

March 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps has slashed $170 million in procurement funding in its fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Light Armored Vehicle due to higher service priorities, impacts of sequestration and aligning funding with the appropriate year of execution.

March 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps is delaying by three months the release of a draft request for proposals for its humvee upgrade program and will hold a second industry day on April 9, according to a service spokesman.

March 21, 2014 | Inside the Army

Textron Marine and Land Systems has been awarded a $22.5 million modification to a foreign military sales contract to continue its support of its Mobile Strike Force Vehicles for the Afghan army for an additional 10 months, according to a March 18 Defense Department announcement.

February 20, 2014 | Daily News

HUNTSVILLE, AL -- The Army and Marine Corps are finalizing the requirements for the last phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, according to officials overseeing the effort.

February 07, 2014 | Inside the Army

While the Army missed last month's deadline to send Congress a final report on its humvee survivability upgrade activities, a service spokesman said last week that the study was near final approval.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Army and the Marine Corps are committed to the development of new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to replace 55,000 humvees in the coming years, but the Pentagon's top testing officials plan to compare the JLTV's survivability test results to that of simpler humvee upgrade solutions, according to a recent Defense Department report.

January 24, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps is looking to add about 3,500 emergency egress windshields for its Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement and the service is conducting a market survey to determine "qualified, experienced and interested" vendors, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

January 17, 2014 | Inside the Army

AM General's lawsuit against U.S. Special Operations Command over the next-generation Ground Mobility Vehicle competition is slated to begin in Federal Claims Court in March, according to the Justice Department.

January 03, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps is aiming for a $110,000 cost target to upgrade its humvee fleet with a price tag including hardware and integration in production, according to Dec. 19 industry day presentation slides.

January 03, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Government Accountability Office has denied AM General and Navistar Defense protests of a $562 million U.S. Special Operations Command contract award to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems for the Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 program.

January 03, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Army has awarded a $104 million contract to Oshkosh Defense for an additional 545 trucks from the family of medium tactical vehicles, according to a recent Defense Department notice.

December 20, 2013 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps last week began hosting a second industry day for upgrading its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Cougar variant fleet because of the large number of responses the service received, according to a service spokesman.

December 20, 2013 | Inside the Army

The Defense Department has touted the rapid acquisition of its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle fleet as one of the most successful, life-saving military procurements since WWII, but Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) last week criticized the Pentagon's ongoing effort to scrap much of the $45 billion fleet as a symbol of big government waste.

December 20, 2013 | Inside the Army

The Army expects to send Congress a report in January detailing the service's efforts to evaluate several proposed industry designs aimed at improving humvee survivability, according to a letter from the Army's acquisition executive.

December 13, 2013 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps is hosting an industry day this week for the humvee sustainment modification initiative to gauge industry interest and solicit feedback, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

December 13, 2013 | Inside the Army

Lockheed Martin announced last week that a Camden, AR, manufacturing complex, where it plans to produce the Army-Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, has passed a key readiness review.

December 06, 2013 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps faces a hurdle in its plan to donate excess ground vehicles to other nations around the world as a result of the drawdown in Afghanistan, the service's senior logistics official said last week.

December 06, 2013 | Inside the Army

QinetiQ North America has won an $18 million contract to provide the Army with upgraded protective nets designed to shield Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles against rocket-propelled grenades, according to a Dec. 4 company announcement.

November 27, 2013 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps recently released a request for proposals to upgrade its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Cougar variant fleet.

November 08, 2013 | Inside the Army

The Army is hoping to acquire more than 600 network A-kits for use on Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles produced by Oshkosh Defense, according to a presolicitation notice issued last week.

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