Esper aims to pursue 'what we can assemble' in short term, field by 2028

By Courtney McBride / May 17, 2018 at 2:55 PM
The Army will need to abandon the traditional procurement model to achieve its goal of modernizing on an expedited schedule, according to the service's top civilian official. During a May 16 event at the Center for a New American Security, Secretary Mark Esper highlighted the Army's Next Generation Combat Vehicle effort, citing service leaders' plan to first pursue a Bradley fighting vehicle replacement. "Next year we'll be prototyping at least two vehicles, maybe three, as the Bradley replacement," he said...

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