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Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1

BAE Systems Rolls Out First Amphibious Combat Vehicle for Marine Corps

BAE Systems rolled out the first of 16 Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps in a ceremony today at the company’s York, Pennsylvania facility. BAE Systems’ ACV 1.1 offering is a fully amphibious, ship-launchable and ship-recoverable 8×8 wheeled combat vehicle. “BAE Systems has a long-standing legacy of supporting the Marine […]

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311th Marines Day in Russia: Минобороны России опубликовало видео ко Дню Морской пехоты

The 311 Anniversary of the Russian Marines Day! Editor’s note:  Excuse the language problem, Gene was having one of those days. Marines Day is celebrated in Russia annually on November 27. This is one of the numerous Russian military professional days, that is celebrated on the official level since 1996. Unlike many other professional days, Marines […]

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CH-53K Helicopter

CH-53K Helicopter Achieves First Flight

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful first flight of the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter protoype, known as Engineering Development Model-1 (EDM-1). The 30-minute flight signals the beginning of a 2,000-hour flight test program using four test aircraft. “EDM-1’s first flight signifies another major milestone for the CH-53K helicopter program,” […]

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Corps Advancing Amphibious Vehicles, Landing Craft for 21st Century Warfare

Combat-development and integration officials and technological experts are looking to ever-evolving advancements in technology to enhance the Corps’ ability to conduct amphibious operations in the 21st century. These plans include procuring the right ship-to-shore connectors for amphibious operations and improving […] Read more at: Army News at

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