Navy OKs More Low-Rate Marine Corps Truck Production

By Dan Dupont / January 29, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Navy last week approved an additional round of low-rate production for the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement program, according to service and industry sources. The service was scheduled to weigh the program's readiness for full-rate production last month but delayed its decision until January because of some questions about the vehicle's reliability, availability and maintainability, Inside the Navy reported Dec. 25. Last week, however, acting Navy acquisition executive Paul Schneider decided to approve an additional LRIP round of 450 trucks,...

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