Marines looking at up-armoring AAVs

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http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/05/defense_aav_070522m/

The Marine Corps is considering adding armor upgrades across the entire fleet of Assault Amphibious Vehicles, service officials said Tuesday. Plans for greater armor protection and survivability on the AAV are being evaluated, in part, due to delays with the Corps’ next-generation Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle.

“We have been putting together possible upgrade packets,” said Brian Prosser, Program Manager, Assault Amphibious Vehicle Systems, Marine Corps Systems Command (SysCom)....
 
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