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AUSA Global: Army pushes for quicker next-gen vehicle development

27th March 2018 - 13:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Huntsville


With one possible award decision within the next week, US Army representatives used this week’s AUSA Global exhibition and symposium in Huntsville to update industry on a recently accelerated timeline for the service’s Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV).

In an NGCV panel presentation Brig Gen David Lesperance, Deputy Commanding General for the army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence and service lead for the NGCV cross functional team (CFT), said that analysis has shown the need for two different capability sets: a robotic combat vehicle and a ‘optionally manned’ fighting vehicle reflective of ‘a commander’s call of whether to operate manned

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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