JROC Eyes Extending MRAP Production Beyond Current Requirement

By Marjorie Censer / April 2, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Pentagon leaders are laying the groundwork for extending production of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles in order to maintain industrial production capacity and replace vehicles lost in combat, a move that could keep some armored truck manufacturing lines churning longer than previously expected. Gen. James Cartwright, the Pentagon's No. 2 officer and chairman of the Joint Requirements Oversight Council, directs in a March 31 memo that future MRAP industrial capacity be considered in determining how many of the armored trucks...

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