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US Army orders more AMPVs

28th January 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira

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The US Army's effort to replace the Vietnam War-era M113 armoured vehicles currently being used by the US Army’s Armoured Brigade Combat Teams (ABCT) took a step forward with an order for additional Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV). 

On 21 January, the Pentagon revealed that BAE Systems Land & Armaments had been awarded a $400 million contract modification to produce 150 additional AMPVs. The company will deliver the new vehicles by February 2023. 

The AMPV is required to operate alongside the M1 Abrams tank and the M2 Bradley. BAE Systems is testing and integrating advanced manufacturing technologies into the AMPV to meet the US Army’s

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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