The Pentagon seeks industry feedback on the draft request for proposals for Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (
The U.S. Army on 31 January posted a request for proposal (RFP) on Federal Business Opportunities for OMFV combat vehicle that will be designed for and used by military forces to maneuver Soldiers in the future operating environment (FOE) to a position of advantage, in order to engage in close combat and deliver decisive lethality during the execution of combined arms maneuver.
In a notice posted on the Federal Business Opportunities Website, the army called on companies to submit their plans to develop pre-production prototypes of new combat vehicles.
The Next-Generation Combat Vehicle –
Since its inception, the NGCV-OMFV program has represented an innovative approach to Army acquisition by focusing on delivering an essentially new capability to the Armor Brigade Combat Teams (
Each contractor at that time will deliver 14 pre-production vehicles, as well as two ballistic hulls and turrets.
One of the U.S. Army’s top research centers has already achieved considerable success in developing a prototype of the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV).
Some sources claimed that the United States Army Tank Automotive Research, Development