This approach has worked effectively in other programs, such as the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
. What cannot be overemphasized, however, is that the financial model articulated in the contract must promote collaboration rather than create a profit incentive to not collaborate.
Brogan has also served as commander of the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion at the 1 st Marine Division and program manager for the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
The advanced amphibious assault vehicle
is expected to enter service later in this decade.
GAO assessed 26 defense programs ranging from the Marine Corps' Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
to the Missile Defense Agency's Theater High Altitude Area Defense system.
LPD 17 will fully support the Expeditionary Warfare triad of Landing Craft Air Cushioned, the modern way to transport tanks; Marine Corps' new Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
; the full inventory of Marine helicopters; and the new vertical take-off and landing aircraft, the Osprey.
Initially known as the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
, or AAAV, the new platform has been renamed the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, or EFV.
The new vehicle, formerly known as the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
, was recently renamed the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV).
The 684 foot-long ship will be the first one designed to transport the Marine Corps' "mobility triad"--the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
, the Landing Craft Air Cushion and the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.
The Marines also are developing embedded training and simulation systems for the advanced amphibious assault vehicle
(AAAV), the planned successor to its current generation of vehicles, some of which are now 30 years old.
The arrival of the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
(AAAV) will mean more to the Marine Corps than simply the acquisition of a faster amphibious tractor.
Marine Corps has finished construction of three prototypes of its new Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
(AAAV) and currently is putting them through a series of rigorous rests, officials told a recent industry conference.
The reason, Lytle said, is that the Marine Corps has given priority to procuring the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
(AAAV), which it wants to replace a 30-year-old platform for moving troops from ship to objectives on shore.