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AUSA 2016: Army set for AMPV delivery

28th September 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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The US Army is on schedule to receive its first Armoured Multipurpose Vehicle (AMPV) prototype from manufacturer BAE Systems this December, company officials have said.

It will be the first of 29 prototypes that will be delivered to the army as part of a 52-month-long engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract, awarded in December 2014.

According to James Miller, business development director at BAE Systems Combat Vehicles, six vehicles are currently going through the production line at the company’s York, Pennsylvania, facility.

‘The first one is starting the final assembly,’ said Miller. ‘We are going to deliver our first

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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