The U.S. Marine Corps has decided to shelve a planned upgrade of its Humvee fleet due to budget cuts, an official said.
Lawmakers voiced concerns about the Marine Corps’ new amphibious vehicle, questioning the service’s selection of wheels over the tracked design.
The Pentagon is sending about 10,000 M16s and 250 MRAPs to Iraq under a new program to rush the deal through the State Department.
Companies hoping the build production models of the U.S. military’s Humvee replacement have submitted their final bids.
The Army asked for 50 percent more funding than it did last year in the defense budget proposal.
As the U.S. mulls another sale of American-made tanks to Iraq, it’s weighing enhancements to the hulking tracked vehicles.
British defense contractor BAE Systems won a potential $1.2 billion contract from the Army to build a replacement to the Vietnam War-era M113 armored personnel carrier.
The State Department approved a potential $2.4 billion sale of up to 175 more M1A1 Abrams tanks and other equipment to help Iraq fight Islamic extremists.
The U.S. Army has officially begun the next round of competition to begin building a replacement to the iconic Humvee.
Manufacturers are still waiting for the program office to release a request for proposals — initially expected this month — to begin the next round of competition.
The U.S. Army has awarded a $142 million contract to BAE Systems new M109A7 self-propelled howitzers and M992A3 ammunition carriers.
The U.S. Army wants to buy a new fleet of small boats and upgrade existing watercraft, an official said.
The U.S. Army’s top weapons buyer said temporary funding keeping the government open until December is a good thing for weapons acquisition programs.
Officials said a program to replace a third of the Humvee fleet with new light-duty trucks remains on track despite uncertainty over future budget cuts.
DRS and Israeli-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems are asking the Army to consider acquiring the Trophy Active Protection System.
The U.S. Army is outfitting another one of its Stryker Brigade Combat Team with Double V-Hull vehicles to better protect them from enemy bombs.
The U.S. Army is engineering its Apache AH-64 attack helicopters with additional avionics, radar and sensor technology so that the aircraft can better function in a maritime environment
The Army plans to conduct more maritime exercises with Navy ships in the Pacific as part of the services’ rebalance to the region.
Sequestration has snarled Army plans to refit Stryker Fighting Vehicles with V-hulls against the threat of roadside bombs.
The U.S. Army is pressing ahead with plans to buy a replacement for the iconic Humvee, even as it upgrades heavier blast-resistant trucks now part of the fleet.