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AUSA 2012: Textron reinvents Commando range

24th October 2012 - 21:50 GMT | by Darren Lake in Washington, DC


Textron Marine and Land Systems used AUSA Annual as the venue to unveil their Commando family of vehicles.

The Commando family is based on the company's Armored Security Vehicle (ASV), which is in service with the US Army. 

Speaking to Shephard, Richard Valenti, VP business development and capture manager, said that ASV was originally a 'one trick pony' but the company had realised that it could develop the base vehicle to give 'MRAP levels of protection' while maintaining high levels of mobility.

Beyond the baseline Commando Advanced the company can now offer two further variants of the vehicle - the

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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