BAE Systems begins Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of ACV 1.1

June 22, 2018

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ACV 1.1

Additional links:

http://mil-embedded.com/news/usmc-amphibious-combat-vehicles-bid-won-by-bae-systems-iveco-defence-vehicles/

https://homelandprepnews.com/stories/29077-bae-wins-198-million-contract-marines-amphibious-combat-vehicles/

https://okinawa.stripes.com/news/marine-corps-systems-command-awards-contract-produce-acv

 

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PMAAA ACV 1.1

June 20, 2018

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ACV 1.1

BAE wins production contract for USMC ACV 1.1

June 20, 2018

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ACV 1.1_2

USMC Amphibious Mission in Question?

June 16, 2018

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AAV-7 Splash

 

Number of Marines in Norway Increases

June 13, 2018

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Marines in Norway

Watcher of the Skies Marines with Bravo Company, 4th Tanks Battalion, prepare to fire a M1A1 Abrams tank during a low-light live-fire exercise as part of Exercise Arrow 18 in Pohjankangas Training Area near Kankaanpaa, Finland.

May 27, 2018

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Forward Staging of USMC Assets

May 26, 2018

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https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2018/05/22/the-corps-moved-tanks-from-secret-caves-in-norway-to-finland-heres-why/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ebb-5-23&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

USMC Tanks on Ice

Marine Squad Size Now 12

May 26, 2018

The reinforced rifle platoon traditionally had 14 members.  While other reasons are provided in the article/video, I am convinced that the resizing of the Marine Squad is a result of the AAV-7 SU having 12 IED Blast Protective Seats in the passenger compartment. and as a result of the ACV 1.1 crew compartment sizing.

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Marine Squad

Happy Memorial Day 2018

May 26, 2018

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ACV Sneak Preview

May 2, 2018

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