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Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

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.

April 18, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps will retain 2,510 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles -- more than twice the number of trucks it had planned to keep last year -- due to be removed from Afghanistan, a top service official said.

April 17, 2014 | Daily News

The size of the Pentagon's major weapon system acquisition portfolio held steady over the last year at $1.6 trillion, with seven programs added and six programs removed because they are near the end of the procurement cycle.

April 15, 2014 | Daily News

The Marine Corps will retain 2,500 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles -- more than twice the number of trucks it had planned to keep last year -- due to be removed from Afghanistan, a top service official said.

April 11, 2014 | Inside the Army

Oshkosh Defense plans to lay off approximately 760 employees this summer as it rebalances its work force to deal with declining military vehicle spending, according to an April 10 company announcement.

March 28, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps will host a second industry day for its humvee upgrade program in April and will provide vendors with the opportunity to inspect operational vehicles, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

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.

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