CBO Pushes Foreign Options For Army's New Troop Transport

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 9:32 PM EDT) -- Foreign troop transport vehicles, including German and Israeli models, could be cheaper and less risky alternatives to the Army’s next-generation Ground Combat Vehicle, which is expected to cost $29 billion between 2014 and 2030, according to a Tuesday Congressional Budget Office report.

The GCV is one of the Army’s biggest procurements, and is intended to replace the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, as well as Humvees and the modified Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles that protected troops from roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the Army’s attempt...
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