Marines kick off next-generation amphibious vehicle EMD testing

By Lee Hudson / March 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM
The Marine Corps kicked off Amphibious Combat Vehicle Increment 1.1 engineering and manufacturing development testing last week and will begin the operational assessment early next calendar year, according to an official. Col. Kirk Mullins, ACV Increment 1.1 deputy program manager, told Inside the Navy during a March 17 interview the service has taken acceptance of vehicles from both BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. For the next three to four weeks the Marines are conducting vehicle characterization and safety...

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