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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  • Late-night work yields dozens of defense policy changes - Washington Examiner
    The House Armed Services ... billion from war funding to the base budget. ... the Marine Corps' new amphibious vehicle after ... all of our ...
    04/28/2016 - 7:59 am | View Link
  • Here's a roundup of the House's defense policy changes - Washington Examiner
    Members of the House Armed ... billion from war funding to the base budget. ... the Marine Corps' new amphibious vehicle after ... all of our ...
    04/28/2016 - 6:00 am | View Link
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  • Marines Defend New Wheeled Amphibious Vehicle Design
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill today voiced concerns about the U.S. Marine Corps’ new amphibious vehicle ... account for the mandatory budget under sequestration that are scheduled to occur in 2016 if Congress and the White House doesn’t find a way to ...
    03/11/2015 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • Marines Defend New Wheeled Amphibious Vehicle Design
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill today voiced concerns about the U.S. Marine Corps' new amphibious vehicle ... account for the mandatory budget under sequestration that are scheduled to occur in 2016 if Congress and the White House doesn't find a way to repeal ...
    03/11/2015 - 9:18 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 ... the service's budget request to fund the program. The service also plans to continue research efforts on a vehicle that would ...
    04/2/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Marines aim to move ahead with new combat vehicle
    WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps aims to kick off a competition for a new wheeled amphibious combat vehicle in ... fiscal 2019. The program will be modest replacement for the tracked Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle that was being ...
    04/2/2014 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Commitment to Swimming Vehicle Throws Off Marines’ Tight Modernization Schedule
    The amphibious combat vehicle program was allotted $95 ... Obama administration’s fiscal year 2014 budget request of $137 million in research, development, test and evaluation funding for ACV. This time the House Appropriations Committee is calling ...
    10/7/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    04/29/2016 - 1:07 am | View Website
  • 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. James
    04/28/2016 - 8:28 pm | View Website
  • Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle
    Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) General Dynamics Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV)
    04/28/2016 - 3:34 pm | View Website
  • United States Marine Corps
    The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection, using the mobility of the United ...
    04/28/2016 - 2:23 pm | View Website
  • Marines’ Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle
    July 27/15: The Marine Corps is reportedly scheduled to downselect two designs for its Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) program in late 2015, with five designs ...
    04/28/2016 - 1:18 pm | View Website
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