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 Marine Corps push to replace its aging fleet of amphibious assault vehicles remains under budget and is on pace to enter the production phase, a government watchdog found, though it warned of continued potential for cost overruns or delays. The Marine Corps launched the program to replace its ...
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