It drives and dives: US arms contractor unveils new assault vehicle which can take Marines from ship to shore



The United States Marine Corps will soon have a more modern weapon of warfare that will allow it to wreak havoc both at sea and on land.
An American defense contractor this week unveiled a new amphibious combat vehicle, the ACV 1.1.
Manufactured jointly by BAE Systems and IVECO Defence, the new 34-ton, eight-wheel drive vehicles allow the Marines to sail from ships and reach land, where it can accelerate to speeds of 70 miles per hour, according to Fox News.
IVECO Defence is a branch of IVECO, a defense subsidiary of Italian carmaker Fiat.
The Italian company will produce key components of... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 36
Source: Daily Mail
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