Land Platforms

USMC moves out on two new ACV variants

26 June 2019

The US Marine Corps (USMC) is eyeing two new Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) variants that will be designed to provide troops with enhanced situational awareness and firepower.

BAE Systems, along with its partner, Iveco Defence Vehicles, announced on 25 June that they had received a USD67 million contract modification to design a new ACV variant with a 30 mm medium caliber cannon (ACV-30), as well as a command and control (ACV-C) variant that incorporates seven work stations to provide situational awareness and control of the battlespace.

"The ACV has proven to be a versatile platform capable of numerous configurations to meet current and future mission requirements," John Swift, director of amphibious programs at BAE Systems, said in an announcement.

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