amphibious vehicle


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amphibious vehicle

A wheeled or tracked vehicle capable of operating on both land and water. See also landing craft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amphibious vehicle - a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or wateramphibious vehicle - a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
marsh buggy, swamp buggy - an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
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Many wheeled vehicles perform well on various ground terrains, he said, and the final ACV selection will be as capable as any other ground vehicle, but fundamentally this vehicle has to be an amphibious vehicle, he said.
Marine Corps to the company, BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, will deliver a solution that will be built from the ground up to be an amphibious vehicle and will provide significant capability improvements to satisfy the Marine Corps' current and future needs.
Dubai: It looks and drives just like a regular offroader, the only thing the amphibious vehicle Panther does differently is that it glides on water as well as takes on dunes.
Crew members had to abandon the amphibious vehicle overnight and it became partially submerged by the tide.
Cyril Clark and his two sons, Cyril and Andrew, were honoured by the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society after they pulled 17 passengers to safety on their barge when the amphibious vehicle sank in Salthouse Dock, in June, 2013.
BAE Systems, which manufactures the amphibious assault vehicle, considered several foreign amphibious vehicle makers before choosing Iveco Defence's Superav, said John Swift, BAE's program manager.
Musabih said the amphibious vehicle carries more than 10 technologically advanced inspection devices.
The amphibious vehicle has been made using a steel frame, and four - 20 liters water cans.
United States-based WaterCar has launched its Panther, an open-top SUV described as the world's fastest amphibious vehicle.
THE world's first highspeed amphibious vehicle will go on sale next month, according to its creators.
A sightseeing bus operator is planning to launch amphibious vehicle tours of Tokyo next fall, envisioning routes starting from Tokyo Sky Tree, which will open to the public in May, or Tokyo Station.
The Argocat is an eight-wheeled all-terrain amphibious vehicle which will help protect the habitat of moorland wildlife such as the endangered twite.

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