Mark Thompson

Soldiers from the US Army 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gather under a hangar in front of helicopters at Chievres Air Base in Chievres, Belgium, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. The 1st Cavalry Brigade made a refueling stop at the base in Belgium on it's way to a nine-month rotation in Illesheim, Germany to support Operation Atlantic Resolve and other training missions across Europe. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

A critical look at Army’s use of OTA for vehicle prototypes

The Army is using other transaction authority to purchase prototypes of tactical vehicles that would be dropped from helicopters.

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