Auditors flag AMPV production risk, but manufacturer is confident

By Sebastian Sprenger / April 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Government Accountability Office auditors have pointed to software and tooling as two areas of risk for the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program schedule, but manufacturer BAE Systems says initial production will go ahead as planned this spring. In their annual review of major military programs, GAO officials describe the effort to replace the M113 troop carrier as largely mature because it uses existing technologies, namely the Bradley minus its turret. The program began system development in December 2014; the preliminary design...

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