CBO Finds GCV Alternatives Less Costly, Risky

Roosevelt, Ann
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/2/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 3, p9
Market Research Report
The article focuses on the report of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office which states that there are better options for the U.S. Army's desired new $29 billion Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) which are less risky and less costly. The army's need of a new infantry fighting vehicle, with the ability to protect itself from threats from all directions, is examined. The four options considered in the CBO report include the need to buy the German Puma and to upgrade the BAE Systems Inc.' Bradley.


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