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GD-OTS delivers A-GMV 1.1 vehicles to US Army

17th October 2018 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has delivered the first Army-Ground Mobility Vehicles (A-GMV 1.1) to the US Army, the company announced on 10 October.

This delivery marks the first unit to be equipped with the new A-GMV 1.1 capability. 

The vehicle will support airborne infantry combat teams undertake airborne and air assault operations. With a payload capacity of over 5,000lbs, the A-GMV 1.1 can carry an airborne infantry squad of nine paratroopers and their associated equipment. It can also be transported by army inventory helicopters.

The A-GMV’s open design allows future modification of the vehicle's configuration to suit different mission roles, adding remote and manned turrets, armour and arctic equipment.

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