Army to Convene 'Blue Ribbon Panel' on New Ground Combat Vehicle Effort

By Marjorie Censer / June 10, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Army is slated to host a group of Army, Defense Department, think tank and retired officers next week as part of a panel meant to inform the service's new ground combat vehicle effort. The service has embarked on the GCV initiative to provide a replacement vehicle for the Future Combat Systems program, the vehicle component of which was terminated by Defense Secretary Robert Gates in April. As the service's Training and Doctrine Command prepares a concept proposal -- due...

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