Early Warning Blog
The U.S. Army is beginning a major modernization program of its vehicle fleets. The new programs come on top of tens of billions of dollars spent over the past decade on MRAPs, uparmored Humvees, improved medium and heavy trucks and improvements to the Abrams tank and Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
Afghanistan now stands as the longest war in U.S. history. Between Iraq and Afghanistan the U.S. Army has been fully committed for more than eight years. As a result, it has had to address the problem of maintaining an adequate forward deployed force while providing a rotational system to ensure
The Army’s acquisition system has been captivated of late by the ongoing effort to procure a new Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV). In some sense the GCV along with its linear antecedent the Future Combat System has preoccupied the Army for more than a decade. The Army now wants to make the GCV contracting