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The U.S. Marine Corps’ latest-generation Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) prototypes have completed the required 500-hour reliability growth test at the Marine Corps’ Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., demonstrating reliability that exceeds the testing threshold by 90 percent. The raw score performance of the vehicles in the reliability testing is 31.2 [...]
As spending cuts and downsizing continue across America, the Marine Corps faces a similar future. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, laid out his plan for more than $150 billion in savings over the next five years from spending cuts in a written statement Jan. 6. Two future Marine Corps programs will draw significant blows. The [...]
WASHINGTON: The Marine Corps is conducting reliability tests on its latest Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle prototypes, the service’s program manager for the effort said yesterday during a “DoD Live” bloggers roundtable. “[For] the last couple of years, we’ve been going through a redesign for reliability for the basic system,” Marine Corps Col. Keith Moore said. The [...]