USMC Lays Out Initial Plans ARV Prototypes

The US Marine Corps is seeking industry feedback on plans to develop armoured reconnaissance vehicle (ARV) prototypes that will enable light armored reconnaissance (LAR) battalions to operate on land and water mobility shore-to-shore operations. In a recent notice posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the service announced tentative...

The US Marine Corps is seeking industry feedback on plans to develop armoured reconnaissance vehicle (ARV) prototypes that will enable light armored reconnaissance (LAR) battalions to operate on land and water mobility shore-to-shore operations.

In a recent notice posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the service announced tentative plans to replace its Family of Light Armored Vehicles with a new ARV fleet.

"The combination of capability ARV will bring to the armored reconnaissance mission set will enable…[LAR battalions] to function as a security area battle manager or quarterback; combat credible LAR units will gain contact with and collect on peer threat forces, without becoming decisively engaged, while successfully waging the counter-reconnaissance fight," the USMC wrote.

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