The Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV): Background and Issues for Congress

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This report discuses the development, procurement, and funding of the Army's new Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV) intended to replace Vietnam War-era M-113 personnel carriers. The FY2018 budget request for the AMPV requests $647.4 million for the production of 107 vehicles. A potential issue for Congress is whether the Administration's proposal to increase the size of the Army will translate into a requirement for additional AMPVs.

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Feickert, Andrew May 31, 2017.

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  • Main Title: The Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV): Background and Issues for Congress
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This report discuses the development, procurement, and funding of the Army's new Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV) intended to replace Vietnam War-era M-113 personnel carriers. The FY2018 budget request for the AMPV requests $647.4 million for the production of 107 vehicles. A potential issue for Congress is whether the Administration's proposal to increase the size of the Army will translate into a requirement for additional AMPVs.

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Feickert, Andrew. The Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV): Background and Issues for Congress, report, May 31, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1043248/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.