Marine Corps Slashes Light Armored Vehicles Modernization, Upgrades

By Lee Hudson / April 22, 2013 at 8:27 PM
The Marine Corps has slashed $160.9 million of procurement funding in its fiscal year 2014 budget request for the Light Armored Vehicle due to a one-year delay in the start of production of the anti-tank modernization program and the survivability upgrade program, according to a service spokesman. Both efforts have extended research, development, testing and evaluation phases to accommodate source selection and additional testing requirements imposed by the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation, Capt. Eric Flanagan wrote in...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.