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Modern Day Marine 2012: Industry presents MPC offerings

26th September 2012 - 23:33 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Quantico


Modern Day Marine took on a somewhat European flavour this week as two of the contenders for the US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) requirement showcased their offerings.

Both BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin used the exhibition to display variants of established European 8x8 APCs while at the same time highlighting the US content inherent in their designs.

The USMC is planning to introduce a modern APC capability that will complement the Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) and its replacement within the Assault Amphibian Battalion.

In August 2012, the marines awarded £3.5 million demonstration contracts to four companies for

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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