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Trump OKs $717B Defense Spending Bill for Fiscal 2019

President Donald Trump has signed into law a spending bill that allocates $616.9 billion for the Defense Department‘s base budget, $21.9 billion for Energy Department nuclear weapons initiatives and $69 billion for overseas contingency operations, CNBC reported Monday. The fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act will fully fund the U.S. Air Force’s B-21 bomber …

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Marines to Equip New Tactical Vehicles With Harvested Parts

The U.S. Marine Corps’ Systems Command and Program Executive Officer Land Systems will launch a harvesting plan in 2019 to upgrade one of the service’s new tactical vehicles while saving costs. The Marine Corps said Wednesday the two commands will initially equip two variants of Oshkosh’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle …

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Army, Marines Start JLTV Operational Test & Evaluation

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps have kicked efforts to test and evaluate the Oshkosh Defense-made Joint Light Tactical Vehicle platform as part of a joint military program. More than 200 government civilian, military and contractor personnel will gather data during the JLTV Multi-Service Operational Test and Evaluation at the Marine …

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Report: UK Defense Ministry Requests to Buy Oshkosh JLTV

The U.K.’s defense ministry has requested to buy Oshkosh-built Joint Light Tactical Vehicles for the British army through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program, Defense News reported Tuesday. Maj. Gen. Robert Talbot Rice, land equipment director at U.K.’s defense ministry, said at a conference in London that U.K. has submitted a letter of request …

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Defense News: Air Force Eyes JLTV for Missile Field Security

The U.S. Air Force considers the procurement of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles in a bid to help security forces protect missile-launch facilities, Defense News reported Wednesday. Valerie Insinna writes Air Force spokesman Chris Mesnard confirmed that representatives of the military branch visited Marine Corps Base Quantico to witness JLTV demonstrations and receive briefings from U.S. …

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