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Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

October 05, 2012 | Inside the Army

Defense Department
officials gathered at the Pentagon last week to mark the "end of an era" for
the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle and honor those who found a way to
rapidly acquire it despite the DOD's often inefficient procurement system.

October 03, 2012 | Daily News

The Pentagon has launched 14 efforts to rapidly transition mature technologies into pilot projects that could find permanent homes in the military's arsenal, with each one aimed at resolving an immediate need identified by combatant commanders.

September 28, 2012 | Inside the Army

The Army will assume management of the Mine Resistant Ambush
Protected Vehicle program from the Marine Corps on Oct. 1, though the program
will remain under the jurisdiction of the Navy secretary until a formal
stand-down takes place at the end of fiscal year 2013, according to a service
spokesman.

September 28, 2012 | Inside the Army

The Army has formally resurrected the survivability research
and development portion of the humvee recapitalization effort once known as the
Medium Expanded Capacity Vehicle, according to recent notices to industry.

September 28, 2012 | Daily News

The Army will assume management of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle program from the Marine Corps on Oct. 1, though the program will remain under the jurisdiction of the Navy secretary until a formal stand-down takes place at the end of fiscal year 2013, according to a service spokesman.

September 21, 2012 | Inside the Army

Navistar Defense has won a $282 million contract to retrofit 2,300 MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles with survivability kits, according to a Sept. 19 company statement.

September 21, 2012 | Inside the Army

The Government Accountability Office denied a contractor protest last week against the Army's award of a nearly $3 billion contract to sustain and support Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles.

September 14, 2012 | Inside the Army

The first Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles were
fielded to Army troops on the Korean Peninsula this summer, prompting experts
to contemplate the impact systems could have on the Pentagon's pivot to the
Pacific.

September 14, 2012 | Inside the Army

A clause in the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contracting
strategy allowing losing bidders the chance to unseat incumbent companies later
on has paid off, making such a provision attractive for other Army programs,
according to the service's acting acquisition chief.

September 14, 2012 | Inside the Army

As the Army-Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle advances to its next phase of development with three government-funded contractors, at least one company that wasn't selected will decline to continue work at its own expense.

September 13, 2012 | Daily News

U.S. tactical wheeled vehicle manufacturers face a period of uncertainty as Defense Department purchases decline and the potential for foreign sales remains unknown, according to a study released today by the Government Accountability Office.

September 07, 2012 | Inside the Army

As equipment begins to flow out of Afghanistan, U.S. officials are weighing the feasibility of stashing away excess gear from a shrinking Army for potential conflicts that would require a significant ramp-up in ground troops and associated equipment, sources said.

September 07, 2012 | Inside the Army

The Army's recent Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract awards last week appeared likely to stand without a protest from any of the losing bidders.

September 07, 2012 | Inside the Army

After being denied a development contract for the next phase of the Army-Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Hardwire LLC ended months of speculation last week when it confirmed that it had been the program's so-called 'mystery bidder.'

September 07, 2012 | Inside the Army

Navistar International will take a hard look at the profitability of all its business segments, including defense, as part of a new strategy in which its North American trucking business will receive the "lion's share" of the company's focus, according to Navistar's newly minted chief executive.

September 04, 2012 | Daily News

BAE Systems has decided to forgo filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office over the Army's recent Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract decision, according to a company spokeswoman.

September 04, 2012 | Daily News

Navistar Defense plans to withdraw its Government Accountability Office protest of the Army's recent Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract decision, according to a company spokeswoman.

August 31, 2012 | Inside the Army

The Army last week announced plans for a Sept. 11 industry
day in Sterling Heights, MI, for companies interested in a potentially
lucrative deal to provide support services for the Army and Marine Corps' fleet
of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles in Afghanistan.

August 31, 2012 | Daily News

Navistar Defense, one of the losing contenders for a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract, has filed a bid protest with the Government Accountability Office, Inside the Army has learned.

August 24, 2012 | Inside the Army

Oshkosh Defense marked its 10,000th delivery of medium
tactical trucks last week, noting that the production milestone was achieved in
less than two years, according to a company announcement.

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