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Polaris broadens use cases for tracked MRZR Alpha

31st May 2022 - 12:00 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC

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At the Modern Day Marine exhibition on 10-12 May, Polaris Government and Defense displayed a tracked variant of its MRZR Alpha with twin machine guns and a flatbed. (Photo: Wilder Alejandro Sanchez)

The design of the tracked version of the MRZR Alpha vehicle, originally intended for Arctic mobility, has been refined to cope with soft soil and mixed terrain.

Orders are in place and Polaris Government and Defense has begun production of a new tracked variant of the MRZR Alpha, with deliveries to begin in Q2 2022 of two- and four-seater configurations, company representatives explained to Shephard during the recent Modern Day Marine (MDM) exhibition in Washington DC.

The MRZR Alpha has a max speed of 96km/h, a gross vehicle weight of 2,308kg and a maximum payload of 907kg. Alpha also features a 118hp diesel engine with eight-speed transmission.

On display at MDM was a four-seat tracked variant with two backseat-mounted machine guns and a flatbed at the

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