The Marines' Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV): Background and Issues for Congress

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This report discusses the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), which is an armored amphibious vehicle program that originated two decades ago to replace the 1970s-era Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV). The EFV has experienced a variety of developmental difficulties, which this report explores. This report also discusses potential related issues for Congress.

Creator(s): Feickert, Andrew
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 14, 2011
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Feickert, Andrew

Specialist in Military Ground Forces

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: March 14, 2011
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This report discusses the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), which is an armored amphibious vehicle program that originated two decades ago to replace the 1970s-era Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV). The EFV has experienced a variety of developmental difficulties, which this report explores. This report also discusses potential related issues for Congress.

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11 pages.

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