U.S. Company SAIC to design and test prototype for Assault Amphibious Vehicle program 2905144
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|Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:26 AM|
|U.S. Company SAIC to design and test prototype for Assault Amphibious Vehicle program.|
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Program Executive Office -- Land Systems (PEO-LS) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) a prime contract to engineer, design and test upgrades to 10 prototype and 52 LRIP vehicles for the Legacy Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Personnel Carrier Variant Platform program.
An AAV Amphibious Assault Vehicle lands ashore during Bold Alligator (BA) 2012 at Onslow Beach at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 6, 2012.
The Assault Amphibious Vehicles are designed to assault any shoreline from Navy ships. The armored vehicles transport Marines and cargo to and through hostile territory, according to a news release.