Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle Program Set for Defense Acquisition Board Review Next Month

By Zachary M. Peterson / December 18, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The Marine Corps' Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle program is slated for review by the Defense Acquisition Board early next month, which, if things go well, would allow the program to build seven new prototypes. The General Dynamics-built EFV is an armored tracked amphibious vehicle designed to carry Marines from ship to shore. The 12-year-old program has suffered a series of setbacks, including prototypes that were found to be unreliable in operational tests in 2006. The fielding of the EFV's initial operational...

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