Archive for the ‘United States Marine Corps’ Category

Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV): Background and Issues for Congress

October 2, 2018

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ACV Congressional Report

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AAV-7A1 Assault Amphibious Vehicles Beach Landing

September 28, 2018

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AAV P7 SU (A2) CAN DO…Congressional Language Killed It

September 12, 2018

Not good for the USMC, not reported by the U.S. mainstream media, but reported by the Russians…do you think this was important and is a big deal?  Read for yourself.  The BAE Systems ACV 1.1 will be years to fielding, and it can’t do all that a AAV P7 SU (A2) can do.

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SU-AAV

https://www.armyrecognition.com/september_2018_global_defense_security_army_news_industry/usmc_aav7_assault_amphibious_vehicle_survivability_upgrade_program_terminated.html

Rep. Rob Wittman photo – Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

August 24, 2018

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Rob Wittman

Congress could limit funding for Marine Corps’ M27 rifle purchases

July 27, 2018

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M27

The Marines Still Need a New Amphibious Combat Vehicle

July 26, 2018

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ACV 1.1

Semper Fi Chesty Wherever You Are

July 16, 2018

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Chesty Puller

F-35s Deployed Quietly

July 15, 2018

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https://thediplomat.com/2018/07/us-navy-quietly-deploys-f-35-carrying-flattop-to-asia-pacific-region/

F_35_2

BAE Systems begins Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of ACV 1.1

June 22, 2018

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ACV 1.1

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http://mil-embedded.com/news/usmc-amphibious-combat-vehicles-bid-won-by-bae-systems-iveco-defence-vehicles/

https://homelandprepnews.com/stories/29077-bae-wins-198-million-contract-marines-amphibious-combat-vehicles/

https://okinawa.stripes.com/news/marine-corps-systems-command-awards-contract-produce-acv

https://www.militaryaerospace.com/articles/pt/2018/06/marines-award-bae-200-million-to-build-new-amphibious-combat-vehicle.html

https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htamph/20180717.aspx

 

BAE wins production contract for USMC ACV 1.1

June 20, 2018

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ACV 1.1_2