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Marine Corps to release vehicle requests for information

8th February 2011 - 10:15 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


With the cancellation of the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) program on 6 January 2011, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) is preparing to release four separate requests for industry assistance in crafting a revised ground mobility strategy.

Brigadier General Daniel O’Donohue, director of the USMC Capabilities Development Directorate, outlined aspects of the current plan in a 7 February panel presentation to the 2011 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference, in Monterey, California.

'We’re in a little bit of flux,' he admitted pointing to both 'the recent termination of the EFV' as well as 'a huge effort for the Marine Corps to shape

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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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