Ground vehicle training safety makes it into defense policy bill, data recorder pilot program dropped

By Ethan Sterenfeld / December 21, 2021 at 10:33 AM
The Army and Marine Corps will need to submit reports to Congress about measures they are taking to prevent accidents during ground vehicle training under a provision in the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill. But Congress weakened another proposal in an earlier version of the bill, that would have required pilot programs of new technology to reduce accidents. The Senate passed the defense authorization bill last week, and it now awaits the president’s signature . A July Government Accountability...

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