U.S. Army Bradley Fighting Vehicle upgrades
U.S. Army Bradley Fighting Vehicle upgrades

General Dynamics Submits Concept Design Proposal for US Army Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV)

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has submitted its concept design proposal for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition. The proposal provides the innovative, next-generation approaches necessary to develop an OMFV that delivers required capability and transforms all aspects of the Infantry Fighting Vehicle’s mission and value chain. GDLS embraces the U.S. Army’s iterative and cooperative OMFV development approach, which empowers Soldiers and designers to work in partnership to inform the OMFV concept design as it matures.

As a committed and longtime partner of the U.S. Army and an innovative combat capabilities company, General Dynamics Land Systems brings an unsurpassed track record of developing, producing, supporting and evolving armored vehicles. The company is poised to enter into the next successful chapter of this relationship with the OMFV. General Dynamics said it is offering a new platform designed specifically for the U.S. Army’s next-generation combat vehicle competition, that will replace Bradley, but did not provide details on the submission.

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“Our innovative digital engineering approaches ensure that as requirements evolve throughout the platform’s lifecycle, the digital tools necessary to efficiently update our design are maintained in our single-source-of-truth environment,” said Don Kotchman, Vice President and General Manager of General Dynamics Land Systems U.S. Operations. “Our best-in-class industry team is focused on early implementation of the transformative technologies required to deliver a platform that provides an immediate leap forward in capability, with the growth margins and modular open architecture necessary to accommodate and rapidly incorporate changes to integrate new capabilities without major redesign.”

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) is a manufacturer of military vehicles such as tanks and lighter armored fighting vehicles. GDLS is a business unit of General Dynamics. The company provides innovative design, engineering, technology, production and full life-cycle support for land combat vehicles around the globe. The company’s extensive experience, customer-first focus and seasoned supply chain network provide unmatched capabilities to the U.S. military and its allies.