Army Stops Work on Boeing's Manned Ground Vehicles

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Army has formally canceled part of Boeing Co.'s manned ground systems contract, under which the defense contractor was expected to build combat vehicles better suited for fighting insurgents in places like Afghanistan. The formal decision follows a directive by Secretary Robert Gates to cancel Chicago-based Boeing's Brigade Combat Team contract as part of the Pentagon's 2010 budget plan. The manned ground systems are part of the Army's $160 billion modernization ef...
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