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Synonyms for amphibious vehicle

a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water

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Introducing TOAD, or Tactical Operative Amphibious Drive, an amphibious vehicle that is truly Filipino in character which Batangas State University (BatStateU) unveiled recently and, according to its developers, the first of its kind to be funded by the Philippine government.
Dubai: It looks and drives just like a regular offroader, the only thing the amphibious vehicle Panther does differently is that it glides on water as well as takes on dunes.
However, new safety protocols are currently being drawn up to govern the operation of amphibious vehicles used for tours, potentially paving the way for Duckmarine-style vehicles to operate again if they pass the new standards.
Earlier this week, Japan announced that it would buy advanced equipment including drones and amphibious vehicles, a move widely seen as aimed at China.
Japan's cabinet announced that it will buy hardware including drones, stealth aircraft and amphibious vehicles, build a new marine unit capable of capturing islands over the next five years, the BBC reports.
The defense plan says Japan should obtain three unmanned drones for surveillance, 28 F-35 stealth fighter jets, 99 maneuver combat vehicles, 52 amphibious vehicles, and 17 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.
uk) uses amphibious vehicles that travel the Thames.
Twenty-four ships, amphibious vehicles and some 440 soldiers from the allies took part in the joint exercise held at Anmyeon Island, off the Korean Peninsula's west coast, the ministry said in a statement.
Hawaii Duck Tours vessels failed a Coast Guard safety inspection Tuesday, nearly two weeks after a flash fire on one of the company's amphibious vehicles seriously injured an employee and grounded the company's fleet.
Amphibious vehicles aren't new and most of the time, they're gimmicky, impractical and considered strictly YouTube entertainment by boaters.
His fellowship-funded project includes a study of how and where rip currents are formed and how they change, which has ready implications for public safety as well as for defense interests, such as deploying troops from amphibious vehicles.
We have mobilized rescue teams with rubber boats and amphibious vehicles in low-lying areas submerged in one to two meter deep flood waters caused by heavy rains in the last 24 hours," Golez said.
Crews will be able to use the all-terrain vehicles, called argocats, which are eight-wheeled amphibious vehicles designed to negotiate inaccessible mountainous areas and capable of negotiating deep water.
Unlike military amphibious vehicles, which can only drive on a lakebed, the sQuba travels like a submarine--either on the surface or submerged up to ten metres.
The San Antonio-class amphibious transports are used to transport, and land Marines, their equipment and supplies by embarked air cushion or conventional landing craft or amphibious vehicles, augmented by helicopters or vertical take off and landing aircraft in amphibious assault, special operations, or expeditionary warfare missions.