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Quad A: ITEP funding shutdown looming?

28th April 2017 - 09:48 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Nashville, Tennessee


One point of agreement among Army leaders at this week's Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Mission Summit has been the critical importance of the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) in future aviation fleet planning.

That's why it was surprising to hear that the participating contractors might be stopping ITEP activities as early as next week.

Major General Robert Marion, Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management in the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, identified the looming shutdown as one consequence of ongoing US defense budget uncertainties for the current fiscal year.

Acknowledging …

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