BAE, Navistar advance JLTV program

Nov. 24, 2009 at 7:57 PM

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- BAE Systems and Navistar Defense announced a milestone for the U.S. Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program following the completion of a design review.

British company BAE announced its U.S. Combat Systems unit, partnered with Navistar Defense, completed a critical design review as part of a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle technology development contract.

Officials say the successfully completed review advances the multi-service JLTV program out of the design phase marking a milestone for the BAE Navistar Defense team.

"This review demonstrates the BAE Systems-Navistar JLTV design is mature and balances program payload, protection and performance requirements," Mark Signorelli, BAE Systems vice president and general manager of New Vehicles and Amphibious Systems, said in a statement.

"We are pleased that our design -- built around the needs of the warfighter -- passed this significant milestone and we are looking forward to moving into the test and evaluation portion of JLTV's technology development phase."

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