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Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

June 30, 2014 | Daily News

The Office of the Secretary of Defense in a new assessment finds the effort to develop a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle -- a program with the second-largest claim on future Army modernization funding – "appears on track to meet its objectives," according to a Pentagon official.

June 27, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Defense Department's $58.6 billion fiscal year 2015 overseas contingency operations request sent to Congress last week asks for $1.3 billion in additional spending on Army systems, with $545 million slated for tactical vehicles, according to budget documents released last week.

June 27, 2014 | Daily News

The Pentagon is seeking an additional $6.1 billion for new weapons as part of a $58.6 billion fiscal year 2015 Overseas Contingency Operations spending package, hoping to replenish ammunition expended during operations in Afghanistan, replace aircraft and vehicles lost in combat and lift the administration's total FY-15 weapons modernization request from $154 billion to $160 billion.

June 20, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps will not decrease its medium heavy tactical vehicle inventory as the service shrinks its force and the war ends in Afghanistan, according to a service official.

June 13, 2014 | Inside the Army

House appropriators have again injected $100 million in unrequested funds into the Army's budget to pay for National Guard humvee upgrades.

May 30, 2014 | Inside the Army

Oshkosh Defense unveiled a new, lighter version of its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle at an industry conference in Canada last week, according to a company announcement.

May 23, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps recently awarded a $52 million contract modification to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for the Light Armored Vehicle mobility and obsolescence upgrade integration program, according to a company spokesman.

May 23, 2014 | Inside the Army

The State Department notified Congress last week that AM General is poised to close a $556 million foreign military sale with Mexico for 3,335 humvees, according to a May 16 notice from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

May 23, 2014 | Daily News

The Senate Armed Services Committee sought to protect most of the Army's acquisition programs in the $514 billion defense authorization legislation it passed this week, though it defied the service's wishes and moved to recommend the establishment of an independent commission to study the Army's controversial aviation restructure and force reduction strategy.

May 16, 2014 | Inside the Army

The State Department has approved a potential $100 million foreign military sale of 200 up-armored humvees to Iraq to protect its oil infrastructure from terrorist attacks, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

May 16, 2014 | Inside the Army

Oshkosh Defense announced last week that it had integrated its TerraMax Unmanned Ground Vehicle technology onto its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle to demonstrate its potential in route-clearance missions.

May 09, 2014 | Inside the Army

Industry executives are worried that the U.S. military may begin flooding the international market with free excess armored vehicles from the drawdown in Afghanistan, hurting companies' foreign military sales opportunities abroad.

May 09, 2014 | Inside the Army

Heidi Shyu, the Army's acquisition chief, last week praised the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle as a "model" program that would serve to instruct the service in future procurements.

May 09, 2014 | Inside the Army

The Army has awarded Northrop Grumman a $27 million contract to produce more than 600 network A-kits for use on Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles, according to a recent Defense Department notice.

May 07, 2014 | Daily News

A proposed House Armed Services Committee bill would shift $6.8 billion among weapon system investment accounts in the Pentagon's fiscal year 2015 budget request and boost modernization spending by a total of $1.5 billion.

May 06, 2014 | Daily News

The Defense Department is weighing the creation of a new ground vehicle technology consortium aimed at increasing cohesion between industry and the military in a variety of research and development projects, according to a Pentagon official.

May 05, 2014 | Daily News

The House Armed Services Committee outlined its budgetary handiwork this week in the panel's full mark of the fiscal year 2015 defense authorization bill, laying out acquisition program reductions and increases.

May 02, 2014 | Inside the Army

A House defense subcommittee wants the Army to assess the feasibility of using Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles as mobile command posts.

April 25, 2014 | Inside the Army

Lockheed Martin's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototype recently hit 100,000 test miles, according to an April 21 company announcement.

April 25, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps has released a request for proposals on resetting 47 Cougar Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, promising an emphasis on cost when selecting a vendor.