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  • Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle

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  • There is little question that the EFV is a technological marvel.

    Defense Tech

  • The EFV, which is designed to ferry Marines from ship to shore, is expected to replace the service's aging amphibious assault vehicles, or AAVs.

    Marine Corps Times - News

  • The EFV, which is designed to ferry Marines from ship-to-shore, is expected to replace the service's aging amphibious assault vehicles.

    Marine Corps Times - News

  • Those drugs included lamivudine (Epivir); efavirenz (known as EFV); nelfinavir (Viracept); and the combination of abacavir (Ziagen), sulfate, lamivudine and zidovudine (Retrovir).

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Designed to replace a slower, 30-year-old amphibious assault vehicle that carries 21 Marines and a crew of three, the EFV has cost $3.3 billion to develop.

    Marines' amphibious vehicle program could end under House budget plan

  • In approving the fiscal 2011 continuing resolution early Saturday, the House gave the Defense Department $145 million, which Gates can use to complete testing of the EFV landing craft or pay termination costs that would be due if he ended the contract immediately.

    Marines' amphibious vehicle program could end under House budget plan

  • Rep. Todd Akin R-Mo., new chairman of the Armed Services subcommittee on sea power and expeditionary forces, supports the EFV and said during debate that he hopes Gates will choose testing rather than immediate termination.

    Marines' amphibious vehicle program could end under House budget plan

  • Several committee members, including some with factories in their districts that are providing elements of the EFV, questioned whether the decision would waste the more than $3 billion already invested in the craft.

    Lawmakers grill Pentagon officials on defense spending cuts

  • Dunford said some EFV elements could be used in a new, less expensive amphibious vehicle that the Marines will procure in an accelerated development program.

    Lawmakers grill Pentagon officials on defense spending cuts

  • "The EFV, originally conceived during the Reagan administration, has already consumed more than $3 billion to develop, and will cost another $12 billion to build, all for a fleet with the capacity to put 4,000 troops abroad ashore," Mr. Gates said in unveiling a revamp of the Pentagon budget.

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