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AUSA 2012: US Army Chief shares GCV vision

24th February 2012 - 18:40 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Fort Lauderdale, USA

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Speaking at AUSA Winter 2012, Army Chief of Staff Gen Raymond Odierno reiterated his support and shared his vision for the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) programme.

‘The Ground Combat Vehicle is a replacement for the Infantry Fighting Vehicle,’ he explained. ‘Why do we need that? Well, first of all, as we’ve done the analysis over the last seven or eight years with Bradley, first it hasn’t done very well surviving. In fact, of all of our combat platforms we’ve lost more Bradleys than any other combat platform. We haven’t used a Bradley in five years. So it has some survivability

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