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Marine Corps to Buy up-to 204 US-Italian Amphibious Combat Vehicles
The U.S. Marine Corps has selected a new wheeled, amphibious combat vehicle (ACV) for the service and awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver the initial 30 vehicles, with options for additional 174 vehicles, what could lead up to a $1.2 billion procurement. Based on the Italian SuperAV design introduced by Iveco Defense Vehicles, ACV provides exceptional mobility in all terrains, a suspended interior seat structure for 13 embarked Marines, blast-mitigating positions for a crew of three, and improved survivability and force protection over currently fielded systems.
Marine Corps MPC Finally Moving Forward
Lockheed martin will soon hand over their 8x8 Havoc armored personnel carrier built by Patria, for eight months of testing and evaluation as part of the Corps' Marine Personnel carrier program. Overall, the Corps plans to field at least 700 MPCs over a period of seven years.
Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC)
The MPC is a new capability that will be a multi-wheeled, armored personnel carrier designed to operate across the range of military operations but...
IVECO Introduces an Amphibious 8×8 Armored Vehicle Platform
Iveco will unveil its latest 8x8 amphibious SuperAV 8x8 Armored Personnel Carrier at the upcoming IDET exhibition in the Brno, the Czech Republic. This...