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Navistar Pulls JLTV Protest

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


[UPDATED 12:45 pm] Truck maker Navistar is withdrawing the protest it filed Friday with the Government Accountability Office over the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, company spokeswoman Elissa Koc told Breaking Defense this morning. Had Navistar persisted, its protest probably would have delayed JLTV development for months while the GAO investigated whether the military ran… Keep reading →

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Army Starts Final Tests On Latest Network Tech For Afghanistan

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The Army’s new, streamlined approach to improving its battlefield networks took a big step forward this week when five MRAP armored trucks with the latest digital communications gear shipped out to be tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. Testing at Aberdeen is the last major hurdle before fielding what’s called “Capability Set 13” to… Keep reading →

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JLTV Strategies Compared: Lockheed vs. Oshkosh vs. AM General

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Three very different teams are contending to build the Humvee’s replacement, the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. Breaking Defense weighs their strengths and weaknesses. Last week, the Army and Marines slashed a crowded field of competitors in half, awarding contracts for “engineering and manufacturing development” of JLTV prototypes to aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, truck maker Oshkosh,… Keep reading →

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Is ‘Ford Tough’ Tough Enough For DoD Acquisition

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WASHINGTON: Ford Motor Company’s foray into the defense sector could be good for the Pentagon, but questions remain whether the automotive giant can navigate the complex and oft-frustrating acquisition process, according to a defense analysts. Ford is vying against defense firms General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems to build the next-generation combat truck for… Keep reading →

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