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Army Ground Combat Vehicle acquisition strategy revised

Army Ground Combat Vehicle acquisition strategy revised

The Ground Combat Vehicle, or GCV, acquisition strategy was modified, Jan. 17, to further reduce risk and maintain an affordable program. The decision by the Department of Defense extends the current technology development phase of the program by six months […]


BAE Systems Releases Details of Hybrid GCV

BAE Systems Releases Details of Hybrid GCV

BAE Systems has released an infographic outlining the features of its hybrid Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV). A joint venture between BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman with other partners, the GCV proposal is part of a US Army competition to replace […]


Army Testifies to Congress On Acquisition, Technology

Army Testifies to Congress On Acquisition, Technology

By this time next year, the Army will have a good idea about alternatives for the ground combat vehicle program, Army leaders told Congressmen Wednesday. They said the GCV will be the first combat vehicle developed to operate in an […]


Army announces Ground Combat Vehicle contracts

Army announces Ground Combat Vehicle contracts

The Army announced today the award of contracts to BAE Systems Land and Armaments, L.P., of Troy, Mich., for $449.9 million, and General Dynamics Land Systems, Inc., of Sterling Heights, Mich., for $439.7 million, for the Ground Combat Vehicle program […]


US Army Ground Force Modernization Plans Face Key Questions

US Army Ground Force Modernization Plans Face Key Questions

From 2003 through 2009, the Future Combat Systems program was at the center of the Army’s efforts to modernize. But in June 2009, after 6 years and an estimated $18 billion invested, DoD canceled the program and instead laid out […]


Army wants to develop Soldier as decisive weapon

Army wants to develop Soldier as decisive weapon

The Army needs to continue investing in and developing new technologies which help make Soldiers themselves a decisive weapon in combat, service leaders told hundreds of industry and military attendees here, Feb. 23, at the Association of the United States […]


Army Outlines Ground Combat Vehicle RFP

Army Outlines Ground Combat Vehicle RFP

The Army plans to build a versatile, highly capable Ground Combat Vehicle in seven years that can deliver a nine-man squad under armor, across a full spectrum of military operations and protect against mines, Improvised Explosive Devices, Rocket-Propelled Grenades and […]


Army issues RFP for Ground Combat Vehicle

Army issues RFP for Ground Combat Vehicle

WASHINGTON: Force protection against a classified list of threats, a nine-Soldier capacity, full-spectrum-operations capability and on-time delivery within seven years are among the “big four” imperatives the Army has spelled out for those hoping to be selected to build the […]


GCV Must Be Safe, Affordable, Full-Spectrum Capable

GCV Must Be Safe, Affordable, Full-Spectrum Capable

WASHINGTON: The Army’s next combat vehicle must perform through the full spectrum of Army operations, be designed to protect itself and the Soldier, and be built with a budget in mind. Nearly 300 attendees gathered at an industry day Oct. […]


 
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