Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) and Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC): Background and Issues for Congress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) and Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC): Background and Issues for Congress
  • Series Title Fiscal Year 2018

Creator

  • Author: Feickert, Andrew
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Military Ground Forces

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2017-06-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses the Marine Corps development and funding requests for the the 2018 fiscal year for Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) and Marine Personnel Carriers (MPC). The Department of Defense's FY 2018 Budget Request requests $340.5 million dollars for 26 ACVs. Potential issues for Congress include an increase in Marine Corps end strength and force structure resulting in an increase in overall ACV requirements and the challenges and risks associated with the Marines' new MPC/ACV acquisition strategy.
  • Physical Description: 16 p.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Military vehicles
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Marine Corps

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R42723
  • Accession or Local Control No: R42723_2017Jun01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1043303