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Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles

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Defense Acquisitions: Rapid Acquisition of MRAP Vehicles
Statement of Michael J. Sullivan, Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, Government Accountability Office (GAO) Testimony: GAO-10-155T
October 8, 2009 

Letter to General Conway regarding the status of Franz Gayl
Senator Claire McCaskill & Senator Edward M. Kennedy, United States Senate
February 28, 2008 

Congressional Letter: Bi-Partisan Group of Senators Ask for Pentagon-wide Review of Rapid Acquisition Problems
Christopher S. Bonds, Joseph R. Biden Jr., Edward M. Kennedy, John D. Rockefeller IV, U.S. Senate
February 27, 2008 

Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP)
Franz J. Gayl, Information Operations and Space Integration Branch; Strategy and Plans Division; Plans, Policies, and Operations Department; Headquarters United States Marine Corps
January 22, 2008 


POGO in the News

Locked and Loaded: Pentagon Contractor Helped Write Its Own Armored-Truck Deal, Spencer AckermanWIRED; Danger Room, July 11, 2011 

POGO Teams Up With McCain to Get Special Forces in Afghanistan More Helicopters, Spencer AckermanThe Washington Independent, October 5, 2009 

Senators seek probe on wartime equipment, by David MorganReuters, February 28, 2008 

Marines want probe into armored vehicle program delays, By Barbara StarrCNN, February 26, 2008 

Marines halt study critical of MRAP program, By Tom Vanden BrookUSA Today, February 26, 2008 

Tool of war trumped, by David DeCampSt. Petersburg Times, July 15, 2007