AM General today announced that its entrant into the U.S. Government's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) competition, the Blast Resistant Vehicle - Offroad (BRV-O) has completed months of rugged off-road testing during the competition's Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase.
AM General has successfully completed every milestone to date throughout the JLTV program's EMD phase, including the design understanding review, manufacturing readiness assessment and ahead of schedule delivery of 22 BRV-Os to the U.S. Government for EMD testing.
"As the most experienced Light Tactical Vehicle company in the world, having designed, tested, built and fielded more than 1.5 million vehicles, we are very pleased with BRV-O's performance to date and EMD testing was very much in line with our projections," said AM General Vice President of Business Development and Program Management Chris Vanslager. "We look forward to getting this modern and innovative vehicle that provides unmatched situational awareness, protection, performance and payload at an affordable price into the hands of our customers as soon as possible. Light tactical vehicles are in our DNA and we are setting the pace on integrating components, meeting timelines and other requirements and working closely with our military customer representatives daily."
Source: AM General
Date: Jul 17, 2014