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Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV)

Country of Origin: USA


The U.S. Marine Corps Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV) is based on the M1 tank chassis. It is designed to conduct in-stride breaching of minefields and complex obstacles.

It has become a joint program with the U.S. Army, with the Marine Corps as the lead service.

The vehicle differs from the M1 in that it has a new turret, designed to provide improved protection for the vehicle commander, and can be fitted with a variety of plow attachments. The turret mounts a .50-caliber machine...

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