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US Army moving forward on Next Generation Combat Vehicle

24th March 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley

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The US Army is looking for industry involvement in its vision for a Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV).

Seen as a potential replacement for the Abrams tank and/or Bradley fighting vehicle families, NGCV is being characterised as key to the recently approved US Army Functional Concept for Movement and Maneuver 2020-2040.

To achieve its projected initial fielding in the early-to-mid 2030s army planners are calling for prototype designs to be in the hands of soldiers by FY22.

The US Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is seeking engineering organisations from within industry, academia and defence communities to partner

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