US military delays new truck awards until October

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By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Tuesday it would put off winnowing the field of companies bidding for $10 billion in new truck orders until October. The U.S. Army, which is leading a joint military acquisition program to replace some 170,000 Humvees, initially planned to announce in July which three of the six industry teams bidding for the work would receive technology development awards. Now those awards are expected in October. Col. John ...

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