BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles under a third order for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP).
Tag Archives : Amphibious Warfare
16 Oct 2019
At ADEX 2019, the air and defense exhibition currently held in Seoul, South Korea, local company Hanwha Defense unveiled a scale model of the future KAAV II amphibious assault vehicle.
06 Sep 2019
The U.S. Navy and the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) recently harnessed the power of unmanned technology and successfully tested the Remote Control Assault Amphibious Vehicle (RC AAV).
16 Aug 2019
U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Division demonstrated the mobility and lethality of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during a simulated amphibious raid, Aug. 14, 2019.
05 Aug 2019
17 years after the start of the program, the construction of the 20,000 tons Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD) seems to be reaching its end after two lots of orders, 8 units in total. Construction of the Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) and the design of a larger version (known as Type 075A), however, are just starting.
30 Jul 2019
As the Australian Defence Force draws closer to achieving Final Operational Capability for the Amphibious Task Group, Talisman Sabre 2019 marked the first time LHD HMAS Canberra embarked and deployed an Australian Army M1A1 Main Battle Tank.
23 Jul 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced the successful completion of builder’s trials on the amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7).
02 Jul 2019
At MAST Asia 2019, the defense exhibition and conference held last month near Tokyo, Japan, British ship design company BMT and its local partner Mitsui E&S were showcasing the Caimen 90 landing craft, with the newly created JGSDF amphibious brigade in mind.
16 Apr 2019
On April 8, 2019, Chinese engineering company Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industry (part of the state-owned shipbuilding corporation China Shipbuilding Industry Corp-CSIC) announced the sea (and land) trials of the “Marine lizard”, the world's first amphibious unmanned surface vessels (USV).