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BAE will use company funding to produce initial production vehicles

By Lee Hudson  
January 8, 2018 at 11:20 AM
BAE Systems will use its own funding to manufacture the next-generation amphibious vehicle before the Marine Corps issues a contract award in June, while competitor Science Applications International Corp. is now in the midst of production planning. John Swift, Amphibious Combat Vehicle Increment 1.1 program director at BAE, told Inside the Navy Jan. 4 the company began having internal meetings this week on purchasing long lead materials for low-rate initial production vehicles so that subwelds can begin in March or...

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