With Next Award Looming, Navistar Pushes for Delay in M-ATV Contract Expansion

By Marjorie Censer / July 30, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Navistar, one of the losing competitors in the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle Program, has asked members of Congress to delay additional awards to winning bidder Oshkosh, citing an outdated sole-source acquisition strategy and what it says is Oshkosh's unproven production capability, according to briefing slides obtained by Inside the Army . Meanwhile, the Pentagon is set to award tomorrow a contract to Oshkosh for 1,700 more M-ATVs, according to a military source. Last month, Navistar, BAE Systems and...

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