M2 PRESSWIRE-August 14, 2019-: Global Amphibious Vehicle
Market Set to Grow by 9.3% Between 2019 & 2025
Hisham Aljundi Doha A nine-seater amphibious vehicle
that can transition between land and water in seconds and has robust water and off-road capabilities will roll out of an assembly plant in Qatar before 2022.
The amphibious vehicle
reaches speeds of 40mph on water and over 80mph on land, with twin Gibbs proprietary water jets and 4WD.
Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle
Platoon, Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit prepare to embark the USS Ashland in assault amphibious vehicles
during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.
In Marine Corps news, the headline was "Second Opinions Sought for Marines' Troubled Amphibious Vehicle
." It was one of many stories through the years about the service's quest for a fighting vehicle that could "swim." To see if the initiative has finally turned a corner, read the story in this issue on page 24.
Seven people were taken to hospital following the incident on the "Ride the Ducks" amphibious vehicle
on Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri, Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader told reporters.
The ACV is an advanced 8x8 open ocean-capable vehicle that is equipped with a new six-cylinder, 700hp engine, which provides a significant power increase over the current Assault Amphibious Vehicle
. The vehicle delivers best-in-class mobility in all terrain and has a suspended interior seat structure for 13 embarked Marines, blast-mitigating positions for a crew of three, and improved survivability and force protection over currently fielded systems.
LIVERPOOL'S fleet of "duckmarines" was growing, as The Yellow Duckmarine company took delivery of a new amphibious vehicle
, above, to take the number of touring ducks to four.
Daimler's Smart Automobile has announced that is developing the company's first amphibious vehicle
, the Smart 'forsea' concept car, and plans to launch the vehicle this summer in Italy.
Marines embarked aboard the USS Comstock helped introduce the latest tactics and equipment for the Sri Lanka Marine Corps, including life-saving skills; convoy operations; humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training; and amphibious vehicle