While the actual purchasing of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) trucks has slowed down in 2008, MRAP contracts and modifications still remained strong enough to push vehicle acquisitions to top positions for Pentagon expenses through the midyear mark. Combining for about $6.2 billion in contracts and modifications through the end of June, tracked and wheeled vehicle costs accounted for about 22 percent of the top 10 Pentagon expenses at the half-year mark, according to an Aerospace ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Ground vehicles still driving Pentagon purchasing".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.