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When a military contractor approached the Army with a proposal for significant savings on armor tiles for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, the impulse to quickly go for the savings had to be postponed: The Bradley played such an important role in saving lives that keeping a steady flow of contracts was paramount. Ultimately, however, the Army and the contractor split a savings of $38 million as a result of using a different material to produce the critical armor tiles. The $19 million of savings by the Army is the largest achieved thus far by the Army Contracting Command"New Jersey under a program called a Value Engineering Change Proposal.
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