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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    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill today voiced concerns about the US Marine Corps' new amphibious vehicle ... not 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 ...
    03/12/2015 - 8:51 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 - 12:04 pm | 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 ...
    03/11/2015 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • U.S. Marines aim to move ahead with new combat vehicle
    Manny Pacheco, spokesman for the Marine Corps office in charge of land systems said the goal was to buy around 200 wheeled vehicles priced at $3 million to $6 million each under the first phase of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) program. Additional ...
    04/3/2014 - 3:14 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 - 11:27 pm | View Link
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  • Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle
    The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) (formerly known as the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle) was an amphibious assault vehicle that was being developed for ...
    09/2/2015 - 7:46 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 ...
    09/1/2015 - 9:23 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 from the sea, using the mobility of the ...
    08/31/2015 - 7:16 pm | View Website
  • Marine Corps Releases Amphibious Combat Vehicle RFP
    This post has been updated to remove references to an engineering contract related to work on a high water speed increment of the ACV. The Marine Corps inadvertently ...
    04/1/2015 - 1:09 am | View Website
  • Marine 3-star defends next-gen amphibious vehicle
    The Marine Corps' top combat gear developer defended the service's next-generation amphibious vehicle on Capitol Hill Wednesday, telling lawmakers it would be ...
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