Extra armor causing Humvee doors to trap troops

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    Kits to fix the problem were included in vetoed bill

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/05/gns_humvees_070507/

     
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    The Army and MC should stop wasting resources on Humvees and move on to MRAPs or a succesor vehicle.

    Budget impact may hold up money for MRAP

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/04/ap_mrap_070428/

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    Marines point out blast marks on their Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles to media during a visit by Defense Secretary Robert Gates to Camp Falluja on April 19. To date no U.S. troops have been killed while riding in the MRAPs in the Iraq war.
     
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    Gates urges ramping up MRAP acquisition

    http://www.navytimes.com/news/2007/05/defense_mrap_070509/

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    Troops in Iraq get safer vehicle

    http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2007-05-09-gates-mrap_N.htm

     
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    Army to make request for 17,000 MRAPs

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/05/army_humvee_070509w/

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    The Army's expected request for 17,000 of the V-hulled, blast-resistant MRAP vehicles raises questions about the future of the Humvee in the service.
     
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    Corps disputes charge of MRAP foot dragging

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/05/marine_mrap_070523/

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    The Marine Corps on May 23 disputed a report that there had been a delay in Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles.
     
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    Biden calls for probe of Corps’ MRAP response

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/05/marine_biden_mrap_070524/

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    Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., has sent an open letter to the president asking him to make MRAP production a national priority.
     
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    Corps orders 1,200 MRAPs

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/05/defense_MRAPorder_070531m/

     
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    MRAPs may need extra armor to face EFPs

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/05/gns_mrap_070531/

     
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    Pentagon approves accelerated MRAP production

    http://www.navytimes.com/news/2007/07/ap_mraps_070703/

     
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    DoD repeatedly balked at pleas for MRAPs

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/07/gns_mrap_070716/

     
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    Marine Corps orders 1,170 MRAPs

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/07/defense_MRAPorder_070713/

     
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    Fall will be crucial time for MRAP project

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/07/gns_mrap_070720/

     
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    Congress seeks MRAP, shipbuilder cooperation

    http://www.navytimes.com/news/2007/07/defense_mrapshipbuilders_070727/

     

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