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Army to award MSV(L) contract at end of summer

April 12, 2017 |
Connie Lee
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The Army intends to award a contract for the development of a multipurpose landing craft in late summer, according to Zina Kozak-Zachary, product director for Army watercraft systems. "The Army's Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) program is on track to displace Vietnam-era Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM-8) boats with a modern capability, giving commanders significantly improved seaborne maneuver flexibility," Kozak-Zachary said in an April 5 email, saying the program remains "on schedule" for the contract award date and "will restore the Army's...

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