TITLE

LOOKING BEYOND THE EFV

AUTHOR(S)
Burton, Brian M.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2011, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the abolition of the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) program by the U.S. government has given the U.S. Marine Corps a chance to analyze the purpose of maintaining amphibious assured access capabilities and its role in U.S. defense strategy. It is stated that the Marine Corps' funds should focus on cost effective platforms that unlike EFV can be produced in large numbers and distributed for capacity building and security cooperation mission across the globe.
ACCESSION #
57950347

 

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