Tag Archives: Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle

Report: Army to Release Bradley Replacement Design Solicitation by Year’s End

Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The U.S. Army plans to issue a final request for proposals for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program’s concept design phase later this month in an effort to find a Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle replacement, Defense News reported Wednesday. The report said Army officials briefed industry on the potential $4.6B OMFV procurement effort at a virtual event held Wednesday.

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Rheinmetall Partners With Textron Systems, Raytheon Technologies to Pursue Army OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

Lynx vehicle

A U.S.-based subsidiary of Rheinmetall’s defense segment has partnered with Textron Systems, Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) and other U.S. defense companies to form an industry team to compete for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program.

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Bruce Jette: Original Competitors Plan to Submit Bid for Restructured OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

Bruce Jette, acquisition executive at the U.S. Army and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said companies that previously submitted bids for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program have expressed plans to compete again after the service restructured the acquisition strategy for the OMFV competition, Inside Defense reported Thursday.

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Army Seeks Industry Recommendations to Update Ground Combat Vehicle Procurement Approach; Bruce Jette, Gen. Mike Murray Quoted

The U.S. Army has asked companies to provide input on what requirements the service branch should incorporate into a new acquisition strategy to replace its Bradley ground combat vehicle platform. A market survey posted Friday on the beta SAM website asks industry to recommend technical requirements, evaluation criteria, timelines and other contracting items that are relevant to the Army's effort to revise its Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle acquisition strategy.

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McAleese & Associates: BAE’s US Electronic Systems Business Posted 11% Sales Growth in First Half of 2019

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says BAE Systems’ U.S. electronic systems sector saw its sales climb 11 percent to $2.8B during the first half of 2019 with a 14.8 percent operating margin and sector profit of $409M.

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McAleese & Associates: Army Officials Discuss Acquisition, Modernization Priorities at Congressional Hearings

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on the U.S. Army’s procurement and modernization plans as discussed by military officials at recent congressional hearings. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, both 2019 Wash100 winners, appeared Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the service branch’s …

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