GD 'challenged' suppliers to meet MTA demands ahead of Army's new light tank program

By Evan Ochsner / November 2, 2022 at 3:50 PM
The Army's use of an alternate acquisition pathway to develop its new light tank required General Dynamics Land Systems to invest in materiel ahead of time and harness insights from soldier testing to win a production contract, company officials said. The Army used the Middle Tier of Acquisition pathway, a tool it has said is central to fueling its modernization push, to develop Mobile Protected Firepower before awarding General Dynamics a low-rate production contract in June. General Dynamics completed its...

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