COVID-19 delays ACV production decision to November

By Aidan Quigley / August 24, 2020 at 12:45 PM
The Marine Corps has delayed by two months the full-rate production decision for its new Amphibious Combat Vehicle because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision, originally planned for September, has been pushed to November, Ashley Calingo, a service spokeswoman, told Inside Defense . "Temporary closures and reduced staffing at test sites resulted in delayed testing and the associated reports required to support the full-rate production decision," she said. "In addition, temporary closures and reduced staffing levels at BAE [Systems'] York[,...

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