Monday, September 24, 2007

JLTV Put on Hold

The Army and Marines have put the kibosh on on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle:

Though it's unstated in the Pentagon's decision, the burgeoning requirement for about a zillion Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles has likely made JLTV all but irrelevant, or at least unfundable.

The JLTV, the contract for which Oshkosh Truck won in 2006, was supposed to replace the current fleet of Humvees.

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