Army Wants To Divest 1,500 MRAPs; Two Variants

By Tony Bertuca / January 27, 2011 at 10:48 PM
The Army has identified two variants of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles for divestiture, according to government officials who briefed reporters today about the service's new tactical wheeled vehicle strategy. The early version of BAE Systems' RG-33 and the Cougar, developed by Force Protection Inc., compose the 1,500 MRAPs the Army is seeking to divest from its TWV fleet. Tim Goddette, an acquisition official from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, said the earliest version of the RG-33 was...

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