Inside the Army - July 17, 2017

Long after FCS collapse, Army contends with nearly empty vehicle pipeline

July 14, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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The Army, maligned for a series of expensive acquisition failures over the past two decades, now faces the future armed with aging vehicles and little in the development pipeline. The Abrams tank, a potent symbol of American military might since its introduction in the early 1980s, is losing ground to foreign counterparts. The service, grappling with a shrinking budget for modernization over the last decade, is focused on incremental improvements to the Abrams and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, rather than...

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