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AUSA 2012: Abrams, Bradley and Stryker may see sustainment funding challenges

22nd February 2012 - 22:17 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Fort Lauderdale, USA


The upcoming end of procurement for three major US Army ground combat systems provides planners with some concern over subsequent sustainment funding.

Speaking to media representatives at the AUSA Winter 2012 Scott Davis, US Army Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS) pointed to the scheduled completion of production for the Bradley (2012), Abrams (2014) and Stryker (2014).

‘From the manufacturing base, as we look into the POM and the Portfolio Review, we’re going to really have some tough times ahead with US manufacturing related to “medium vehicles” – the Bradley class vehicles and the Abrams class vehicles,’

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

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