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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    A faster, high-tech seafaring tank for U.S. Marines has hit countless setbacks and cost overruns during the past two decades, and now it is one of the pricier items on the Defense Department's budget ... Vehicle. Generals have long said the amphibious ...
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    Panels and defense pundits have called for reduction or elimination of key Marine programs such as the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), F-35B, V-22 and ships that support the Marine’s amphibious assault mission. Along with the program cuts come ...
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  • Marines' amphibious vehicle program could end under House budget plan
    The House has approved legislation that could permit termination of the Marine Corps' multibillion-dollar amphibious ... vehicle procurement budget for planned EFVs, led the Marine commandant, Gen. James F. Amos, to recommend termination of the program.
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    The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle ... success of the program, the Marine Corps awarded a cost-plus contract to ... a 2012 proposed budget by the White House.
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    Lawmakers today voiced concerns about the U.S. Marine Corps' new amphibious vehicle, ... Marines Defend New Wheeled Amphibious Vehicle ... House doesn't ...
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  • The Marines’ Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV ...
    The Marines’ Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle ... The Marines’ Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle ... (EFV) is an armored amphibious vehicle program that
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