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The ACV 1.1, an amphibious combat vehicle developed by Iveco and BAE Systems that has been awarded the contract for the United States Marine Corps.


The vehicle is an 8x8 wheeled vehicle with a top speed of 105 km/h on land and 10 on water.


The vehicle can be air transported by C130 or A400M airplanes.


The protection of the vehicle is the highest on it's class, with high hardness steel monocoque that ia able to protect the crew from the explosion of artillery shell, landmines, IED and small arms fire.


The vehicle is also protected with a NBC System and automatic fire suppression system.


The ACV1.1 can be fitted with remote weapons systems up to 40mm.


It can carry between 10 and 12 troops.


The US Marine Corps awarded the project a 400 million dollars contract for the first 4 years to build 30 vehicles with an option for 204 more units.


The Italian FPM units (force projection from the sea: San Marco, Lagunari & supports) has a long-term planning to buy 74 + 74 of these units.





 
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Hi everybody,


Here some info about the new UNPAV unit for the Italian Navy.


UNPAV stands for Multirole Really High Speed Naval Unit (Unità Navale Polifunzionale ad Altissima Velocità) and the class it’s named Angelo Cabrini.


Angelo Cabrini was an Admiral and part of the Incursori Commando team that sunk the York ship in 1941.


This class will be used as support for the Special Units both during training and during operations. It will be also used to control marittime traffic.


The ship has been built with composite material, it is 44 meters long and 8.4 meters wide with a top speed of over 30 knots.


The ship has a total displacement of 190 tons and it’s able to carry 1 RHIB.


The command bridge is ballistically protected and has a view of 360°.


The ship has been launched the 26th of may and it will be commissioned in April 2019.


The ship costed 40 million euro.





(All info are taken from RID July)


 
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This is the new LHD for the Italian Navy the San Giorgio class Amphibious Assault Ships, in which the ship will be named after Thaon Di Revel, an Italian Admiral during the 1st World War. it will feature a Kronos StarFire Radar and the Kronos L-BAND AESA Radar. It will also be equipped with a Leonardo Black Snake Torpedo protection system. The Armament will include a 16 cell Sylver A50 for ASTER-15 SAMs, 3 Leonardo 76mm Super Rapid Strales and 3 Oto Melara KBA 25mm naval guns. The Ship will either carry 12 AW101s or NH90s.
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