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Army Studying Whether M1 Tank Replacement Should Be Driver-Optional
As the Army moves ahead with its effort to replace the Bradley fighting vehicle, it will be another three years before senior leaders decide what to do with the service's Cold War-era M1 Abrams tank.
In October, Army program officials of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle are scheduled to see the first bid samples of the Optional Manned Fighting Vehicle from the defense industry, Brig. Gen. Richard Coffman, director of the NGCV Cross-Functional Team, told an audience at the 3rd Annual Defense News Conference.