GM Defense is to hand over the first vehicles, four months after receiving a contract award
OMFV stands to benefit from meticulous approach
The Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) is set to be introduced from FY2028 instead of FY2026 as originally planned. This delay will impact the start of Bradley divestment from US Army Brigade Combat Teams but it does present an opportunity to improve the OMFV offering.
Brig Gen Ross Coffman, director of the Next Generation Combat Vehicles Cross Functional Team, told Shephard that the army will use the delay in the timeline ‘to inform capability requirements with feedback from industry on and analysis of available technologies’.
He said that the army understands the importance of accurately defining the capabilities its …
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