JROC Dramatically Increases M-ATV Program Requirement to 5,244 Trucks

By Marjorie Censer / June 4, 2009 at 5:00 AM
With less than a month to go before an expected production award, the powerful Joint Requirements Oversight Council has approved a major expansion of the military's requirement for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles, lighter MRAPs bound for troops in Afghanistan. According to a military source, the JROC on Tuesday approved a new requirement for 5,244 of the trucks, more than double the 2,080 objective laid out in the request for proposals. However, the original RFP indicated the program could...

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