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SAIC, Partners Offer Prototype for Army ‘Mobile Protected Firepower’ Vehicle Program; Jim Scanlon Comments

Jim Scanlon

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and industry partners CMI Defense and ST Kinetics will jointly develop a ground combat vehicle prototype that the team aims to offer for the U.S. Army‘s Mobile Protected Firepower program, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 6.

ST Kinetics’ Next Generation Armored Fighting Vehicle chassis and CMI Defense’s Cockerill Series 3105 turret will be key features of the prototype that will form the team’s bid for the program’s engineering and manufacturing development contract, SAIC said Oct. 5.

“Rapid delivery of this MPF solution is essential to the Army,” said Jim Scanlon, senior vice president and general manager of SAIC’s defense systems customer group, noting that the company will serve as systems integrator.

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