DOT&E: ACV out-performed legacy AAV 'across all mission profiles' during initial op test

By Aidan Quigley / February 9, 2021 at 12:07 PM
The new Amphibious Combat Vehicle out-performed the legacy Assault Amphibious Vehicle during the program's initial operational test and evaluation, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester. The Marines who were involved with testing the ACV reported it performed better than the AAV "across all mission profiles," Director of Operational Test and Evaluation Robert Behler's annual report released last month found. "The Marine Infantry Company and attached Assault Amphibian platoon equipped with the ACV was successful in 12 of 13 missions...

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