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Flyer 60 evaluated by Special Operations

7th July 2017 - 11:21 GMT | by Andrew White in London


The US Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Command is evaluating the General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) Flyer 60 as an additional option for ‘fly and drive’ operations, defence sources have told Shephard Media.

The news follows the completion of a similar trials and evaluation programme conducted by the US Air Force Special Operations Command during 2016, which GD-OTS confirmed was centred on the testing of a ‘small number’ of Flyer 60 4x4 tactical ground vehicles for multirole operations.

USSOCOM is particularly interested in extending the capabilities of its tactical ground vehicle fleet, particularly in relation to emerging threat

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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