DOD IG: Army 'could endanger crews' with flawed PIM vehicles

By Courtney McBride / August 5, 2016 at 2:18 PM
The Army has "justified" the low-rate initial production plan for the Paladin Integrated Management program, but has failed to address two "performance deficiencies identified by the test community during the system development phase," according to a government audit. In a report released Aug. 5 , the Defense Department inspector general found that "PIM program officials justified their plan to produce 133 initial production vehicles," including 33 test vehicles and 100 production vehicles, in anticipation of a full-rate production decision in...

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