First M-ATVs Deploy to Afghanistan


QUANTICO, Va. — With unprecedented speed, the first of thousands of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) All Terrain Vehicles (M-ATV) are being deployed to Afghanistan with a highly survivable and off-road-capable vehicle just three months after a delivery order was awarded to protect warfighters. MRAP vehicles feature a V-shaped hull to deflect roadside bombs and are proven to be lifesavers on the battlefield. The procurement of the M-ATV grew from an urgent requirement to provide...
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