Wednesday, September 20, 2017

U.S. Marine Corps Advances SAIC to Next Phase of AAV SU Production

via Business Wire.
The U.S. Marine Corps Program Executive Officer Land Systems (PEO LS) approved the Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Survivability Upgrade (SU) program to enter into the Production and Deployment Phase following a Milestone C decision. As a part of the decision Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) was awarded an initial Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) option to provide the Marine Corps additional AAV SU vehicles. As part of the LRIP decision, SAIC will deliver a total of 25 vehicles over a two-year period for operational test and evaluation and initial fielding to USMC expeditionary units.
Story here. 

This is good news...especially for SAIC.  What I don't understand is the snails pace.  Why two years to deliver a paltry 25 vehicles?

They bought more mistake F-35B's that they won't upgrade in the same amount of time, yet a vehicle that is to carry Marines into battle is slow walked?

I don't understand today's Marine Corps.  I don't think I want to.

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