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After the Secretary of Defense cancelled the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle in January, sighting the project was taking too long and the costs exceeded expected amounts, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James Amos, recently stated he would be driving a working replacement for the EFV before his term was up. Now members of the [...]
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 [...]
LONDON, UK: BAE Systems launched the latest 6×6 addition to the battle-proven RG range at the Defence Systems & Equipment International (DSEi) exhibition today – the RG35 Mine Protected multi-purpose fighting vehicle. RG35 combines the high levels of survivability of the RG31 Mine Protected Vehicle with much of the tactical capability of a modern combat [...]