AMPV production reaches LRIP levels

By Ethan Sterenfeld / October 19, 2021 at 1:15 PM
Monthly production of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle has reached contracted levels for low-rate initial production, and the early manufacturing troubles that plagued the program appear to have subsided, James Schirmer, deputy program executive officer for ground combat systems, told reporters Oct. 12 at the Association of the United States Army conference. Because of those delays, total AMPV production remains behind earlier schedules, Schirmer said. The Army has reached a “verbal agreement” with BAE Systems, prime contractor for the AMPV, to...

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