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Balancing Expeditionary Capabilities (ACV)

Balancing expeditionary capabilities with countering great power rivalry As part of Marine Commandant General David Berger’s ongoing modernisation and restructure of the US Marine Corps, ‘Force Design 2030’ seeks to balance traditional expeditionary responsibilities and countering great power rivalry in a contested environment against a determined peer competitor. Military Systems Group is one of world’s …

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Marine Force Design 2030

Marine Force Design 2030: Reduce Tube Artillery, Increase Rockets, Missiles – Seapower ARLINGTON, Virginia – The Marine Corps commandant has issued his plans for a major redesign of the Marine Corps’ force structure by 2030, with substantial reductions in some venerable weapon systems and increases in new systems. For example, traditional tube…Force Design 2030, signed …

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USSOCOM Adds Armor to GMV 1.1

USSOCOM Adds Armor to Increase Crew Protection on its M1288 GMV 1.1s – Naval News In order to meet current and future combat threat environments, the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) based at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, has upgraded its fleet of General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems™ (GLDS), Flyer® Defense, family …

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Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) RFP

U.S. Army set to award contract for 1070 ultra-lightweight infantry squad vehicles The U.S. Army has released the request for proposals for new Infantry Squad Vehicles (ISV) to equip light infantry brigades with an ultra-lightweight vehicle. As a result of solicitation, the Gover… DAGOR AUSA 2019 DAGOR Turrets and Machine Gun Mounts Military Systems Group …

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U.S. Marine Corps Orders More Amphibious Combat Vehicles

U.S. Marine Corps Orders More Amphibious Combat Vehicles from BAE Systems – Naval News BAE Systems has received a $113.5 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for an additional 26 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) under the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase of the program. BAE Systems press release This award brings the total vehicle …

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Report to Congress on Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle

Report to Congress on Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle – USNI News The following is the Feb. 20, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV): Background and Issues for Congress. From the report On January 6, 2011, after spending approximately $3 billion in developmental funding, the Marine Corps cancelled the Expeditionary …

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BAE Systems Trumps Cash-flow Expectations

BAE Systems trumps cash-flow expectations BAE Systems (BA.) beat consensus forecasts for 2019 full-year free cash-flow generation, while boosting underlying cash profits by 10 per cent to £2.21bn, as performance metrics over the second half strengthened due to an increase in vehicle production deliveries and improved operational efficiencies. Military Systems Group is one of world’s …

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U.S. Army On The Hunt For Rugged Infantry Squad Vehicles

U.S. Army On The Hunt For Rugged Infantry Squad Vehicles Everyone knows that military contracts can be extremely profitable for the corporations involved, though an added benefit comes in the form of bragging rights for companies that can say they’ve provided goods and services that help save the lives of soldiers on the front line. …

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Video: M-ATV Running Russian Tigr Off Road

Crazy Video Emerges Of American And Russian Armored Vehicle Road Rage Incident In Syria Details about the incident are still limited, but a video has emerged online showing a U.S. military M-ATV mine-resistant vehicle running a Russian Tigr armored utility vehicle off the road somewhere in northeastern Syria. The incident reportedly occurred relatively close to …

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Marine Corps Amphibious Assault Vehicle Built to Battle Onto Enemy Beaches

Step inside a 30-ton Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle built to battle onto enemy beaches The 30-ton Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicles are the “the number one vehicle” to perform the amphibious assault mission, a Marine told Insider during a recent visit to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. These lightly-armored, fully-tracked vehicles are able to …

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