Chiarelli: New Ground Combat Vehicle Will Be 'Upgradeable,' Versatile

By Marjorie Censer / September 10, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Army's new ground combat vehicle must be able to accept incremental upgrades to ensure it keeps up as technology improves, the vice chief of staff of the Army said today. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, speaking at a Sept. 10 breakfast sponsored by the Association of the U.S. Army in Arlington, VA, provided the first details of the vehicle that will replace the terminated manned ground vehicles of the Future Combat Systems program. The Army last week kicked off the market...

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