While Russian military chiefs hail the imminent adoption into service of the first BMPT Terminator, serious questions still surround the combat capabilities and cost-effectiveness of the heavy tank support vehicle.
Industry awaits FMTV announcement
This week’s 2010 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference, sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Agency (NDIA), brought nearly 1000 attendees to two days of briefings and program updates in Monterey, California.
In addition to the official platform updates, many of the side industry discussions were focused on the expected imminent announcement of service direction on the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) production contract “re-buy” award.
Awarded to Oshkosh Defense on 26 August 2009, the award was protested to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), which upheld elements of the protest, giving the Army until approximately 14 February to inform the GAO …
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