General: Marine Corps Could Shelve Development Of High-Speed Amphibious Vehicle

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 25, 2013 at 8:11 PM
The Marine Corps' strong interest in acquiring an Amphibious Combat Vehicle with high water speed could prompt the service to shelve plans for developing such a system until the technology matures, according to the service's No. 2 uniformed leader. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos is due to be briefed this fall on an assessment of requirements, design and cost trades to develop high-water-speed ACV capability concepts with associated cost ranges. In a brief Oct. 22 interview with ,...

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