Mobile Protected Firepower to see significant gains in RDT&E

By Courtney McBride / February 26, 2018 at 1:26 PM
The Army is seeking a substantial funding increase for Mobile Protected Firepower in fiscal year 2019, as the service moves toward the engineering and manufacturing development phase for the "light tank" meant to bolster its infantry brigade combat teams. In budget documents released Feb. 12, the service requested $393.6 million in research, development, test and evaluation funding for MPF, up from the $90.2 million projected for FY-19 in the previous year's budget submission. Justification materials attribute the increase to the...

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