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A view from the past, a look into the future

As the US Army is assessing future technologies that could maintain or increase the Brigade Combat Team's (BCT) overmatch, improve operational capability and reducing the logistical tail required for continued operation, BAE Systems presented at AUSA its vision of the Army's future technological thrust

Forced by Budget Cuts, US Army is Likely to End GCV...

If the US omnibus budget bill that President Obama signed earlier this month didn’t already make it clear, the Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle program...

Combat Vehicle Modernization

The absence of new programs provided exhibitors an opportunity to highlight improvement to existing platforms. Among the combat vehicles displayed at AUSA were the M-109 Paladin Improved Mobility (PIM) and Bradley, both included in the US Army’s Enhanced Capability Programs (ECP).

Vehicle Modernization Programs

Contrary to the Army planner’s foresight in the 2000s, this decade is not about grand programs, but on reconstruction, reconstitution and incremental building of...

US Army Evaluates the Israeli Namer, Swedish CV9035 AIFVs at Ft....

About 45 Soldiers from A Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning's experimentation force, conducted platoon-level operations on five different platforms at Fort Bliss, Texas, evaluating two international and three US AIFVs, including the Namer, CV9035, Double-V Hull Stryker and turret-less Bradley.

Lockheed Martin Outlines Ground Combat Vehicles Initiatives

Lockheed martin has outlined new activities in the field of Ground Combat Vehicles it is developing as a prime contractor or under cooperation with...

U.S. Army Awards Two Contracts for Technology Development of the Ground...

The U.S. Army awarded two contracts for the technology development (TD) of the Ground Combat Vehicle Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The winners are General Dynamics...

Modified Puma, Hybrid Armored Vehicle up for U.S. Army GCV ...

Three teams, led by General Dynamics, SAIC and BAE Systems are competing for U.S. Army $450 million technology demonstration contracts to demonstrate vehicle platforms that could evolve in 7 years into the Ground Combat Vehicle, the U.S. Army future infantry carrier.

Three Industry Teams Submit Proposals for the U.S. Army Future Ground...

Three tag teams are in for yet another round of wrestling for future armored vehicle championship. As always, the teams are the same. As before, the championship prize is the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV), with competing teams leaders are General Dynamics, BAE Systems and SAIC.

U.S. Department of Defense Fears the Budget Axe

The Department of Defense (DOD) budget is facing mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle as lawmakers struggle to rein in trillion-dollar deficits. Read...

U.S. Army Plan To Modernize Armored Vehicles Makes Sense

It's tempting to look at the Army's cancellation of the solicitation for a next-generation troop carrier and conclude that the service has lost its...

Army Aborts Ground Combat Vehicle Program, Set to Publish a Revised...

The Army has cancelled the request for proposal process for the Ground Combat Vehicle, delaying the program by about six months. Details about revised...

The Army’s First Combat Robot – Operational by 2015

Light combat brigades could be fielded by 2015 as part of the U.S. Army Brigade Modernization Plan. The Armed Robotic Vehicle-Assault (Light) (ARV-A-L) currently...

Army Begins GCV Contractor Selection Process

The U.S. Army closed the industry Request for Proposal (RFP) submission process today, effectively launching the formal Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) contractor selection process. The Army...
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