The House has approved legislation that could permit termination of the Marine Corps' multibillion-dollar amphibious Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, giving Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a victory in his attempt to reduce Pentagon spending on costly or unneeded programs.

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    The proposed modernization plan does not account for the mandatory budget ... I think our Marines are going to be very well served with the Amphibious Combat Vehicle.” Marine Corps leaders decided that the first version of the AVC program – known ...
    03/11/2015 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • Marines Defend New Wheeled Amphibious Vehicle Design
    The proposed modernization plan does not account for the mandatory budget ... "So I think our Marines are going to be very well served with the Amphibious Combat Vehicle." Marine Corps leaders decided that the first version of the AVC program – known ...
    03/11/2015 - 9:18 am | View Link
  • Tactical vehicle program could bring work to Oshkosh Corp.
    A U.S. military contract that could be worth tens of billions of dollars and would support several thousand jobs at Oshkosh Corp. stands a better chance of surviving government budget ... the Marines Corps put a new Amphibious Combat Vehicle program ...
    04/15/2014 - 3:54 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Marines aim to move ahead with new combat vehicle
    He said the Marine Corps would work with Congress to shift funding with the service's budget request to fund the program. The service also plans to continue research efforts on a vehicle that would operate in deeper waters, bringing Marines from ship to ...
    04/3/2014 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • U.S. Marines aim to move ahead with new combat vehicle
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps aims to kick off a competition for a new wheeled amphibious combat vehicle in coming ... overall value of the program will depend on the number of vehicles, but the Marines' fiscal 2015 budget request included ...
    04/2/2014 - 11:27 pm | View Link
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  • Marine Corps Scraps Tracks for Amphibious Combat Vehicle ...
    The Marine Corps is walking away from the high-speed Amphibious Combat Vehicle it envisioned – at least for the time being – but Marine Commandant Gen ...
    05/30/2015 - 4:52 am | View Website
  • Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV)
    The Marine Corps will look to make as few changes as possible to the existing designs for the four Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) competitors in the hopes of getting ...
    05/29/2015 - 1:15 pm | View Website
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    U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force participated in sustainment training aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Bellows Air ...
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    The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) (formerly known as the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle) was an amphibious assault vehicle that was being developed for ...
    05/29/2015 - 5:36 am | View Website
  • Marines’ Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle
    May 25/15: BAE Systems has submitted a bid for the USMC’s Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) competition, with the company teaming with Italian firm Iveco Defence to ...
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