Marine Corps prunes ACV procurement quantities, citing loss of buying power

By Nick Wilson / March 18, 2024 at 4:20 PM
The Marine Corps is trimming its Amphibious Combat Vehicle procurement plans for fiscal years 2025 and 2026, reducing acquisition quantities by 48 vehicles across the two years due to spending caps under the Fiscal Responsibility Act, inflation and a higher-than-expected vendor proposal. “Though the program planned to buy 104 ACV-30 variants in FY-25, the program can only afford approximately 80 variants in FY-25 (23% less than planned) based on the proposed prices,” FY-25 budget documents state. Although the program was...

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