Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and Issues for Congress

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The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) is currently being developed by the Army and the Marine Corps as a successor to the 11 different versions of the High Mobility, Multi-Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) that have been in service since 1985. There are concerns about the affordability of JLTVs and its redundancy with other tactical wheeled vehicles.

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Feickert, Andrew March 10, 2011.

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The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) is currently being developed by the Army and the Marine Corps as a successor to the 11 different versions of the High Mobility, Multi-Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) that have been in service since 1985. There are concerns about the affordability of JLTVs and its redundancy with other tactical wheeled vehicles.

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  • March 10, 2011

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Feickert, Andrew. Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and Issues for Congress, report, March 10, 2011; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33114/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.