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The $2.6B Overrun That Never Was: A DC Cautionary Tale

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

WASHINGTON: This morning, Sen. Dick Durbin set off heart attacks across the Army when he said the service’s $13.8 billion Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program was a whopping $2.6 billion over budget. AMPV is the last survivor of 14 years of cancelled major programs and deliberately designed to be modest, achievable, and affordable, so the previously… Keep reading →

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