Developmental testing almost complete for AAV upgrade effort

By Lee Hudson / November 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM
The Marine Corps has almost completed developmental testing of its legacy amphibious vehicle's survivability upgrade effort and the final prototype vehicle has been delivered to the service. At the end of October the Assault Amphibious Vehicle SU participated in shipboard operations off the coast of California. This included testing at anchor, five knots out, 10 knots out and 15 knots out, Marine Corps spokesman Manny Pacheco told Inside the Navy Nov. 17. Two prototype vehicles successfully launched from the...

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