USMC Utility Task Vehicle (UTV)


The Marine Corps is a mobile force and can respond to situations with lightning fast speed. 4th Marine Regiment trains with the Utility Task Vehicle to take full advantage of the vehicles capabilities. The Marine Corps Program Executive Officer Land Systems is expected to deliver 144 Utility Task Vehicles to the regiment-level starting in February 2017. The rugged all-terrain vehicle can carry up to four Marines or be converted to haul 1,500 pounds of supplies. With minimal armor and size, the UTV can quickly haul extra ammunition and provisions, or injured Marines, while preserving energy and stealth. The UTV is a new capability for the fleet. Measuring roughly 12 feet long, the commercially acquired diesel vehicle is modular, with back seats that convert into a small cargo bed. Thanks to its small size, the UTV fits inside MV-22 Ospreys and CH-53E helicopters for easy transport to remote locations and greater tactical support.

USMC Utility Task Vehicle (UTV)

USMC Utility Task Vehicle (UTV)

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