Category: ACV

BAE Systems awarded $184 million for ACV full-rate production

The U.S. Department of Defense and BAE Systems announced on Thursday an agreement worth about $184 million for full-rate production of long-awaited Amphibious Combat Vehicles. Per the contract, the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) family of vehicles program has achieved its most significant milestone to date with the Marine Corps’ decision to move into full-rate production […]

U.S. Marines finally receives first replacements for its aging fleet of assault vehicles

A Marine Corps has finally received the first Amphibious Combat Vehicles, according to a press release issued by the 1st Marine Division. On 4 November, the Marine Corps inducted into service its first batch of new wheeled Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) during the ‘activation ceremony’. The ACV, built by BAE Systems in cooperation with Italy’s Iveco, […]