Marines redefined DOD's best value concept with ACV program

By Lee Hudson / January 29, 2016 at 4:24 PM
CHARLESTON, SC -- The Marine Corps redefined the Defense Department's best value concept when entering the engineering and manufacturing development phase of its next-generation amphibious vehicle program, according to a service official. William Taylor, program executive officer for land systems, told reporters here Jan. 28 there was a lot of pressure from the Office of the Secretary of Defense's staff to have Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall consider beginning the Amphibious Combat Vehicle Increment 1.1 program at milestone A. Kendall...

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