Marine Corps delays IOT&E and full-rate production for new Amphibious Combat Vehicle

By Mallory Shelbourne / October 8, 2019 at 2:38 PM
The Marine Corps has delayed the start of its initial operational test and evaluation stage for the new Amphibious Combat Vehicle after the program’s delivery schedule fell behind projections. ACV Program Manager Col. Kirk Mullins during an Oct. 4 interview with Inside Defense maintained the program is still within its acquisition program baseline, but said the Marine Corps about a month ago chose to delay the beginning of IOT&E to July 2020. "It has taken BAE a little longer...

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