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

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So-called "amtrac" crews are responsible for driving and maintaining assault amphibian vehicles.
Department of National Defense has awarded a contract to Hydratek to supply 10 units of brand new small amphibian vehicle to the Philippine Marine Corps.
for the supply and delivery of ten (10) units Small Amphibian Vehicle for the Philippine Marine Corps with a corresponding contract price of Sixty Six Million Eight Hundred Sixteen Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty Four Pesos and 90/100 (P66,816,934.
Commissioned in 1987 through the NROTC program, he was designated an assault amphibian officer in 1988 and has commanded assault amphibian vehicle units at the platoon, company, and battalion level.
However, the state is yet to implement its big plan to install 6,000 CCTV cameras around Mumbai even as the coastal security of patrol boats and amphibian vehicles is in a pathetic state.
Yesterday morning, the floodwaters in Barangay Damayang Lagi reached thigh-high, and Marines and Coast Guard rescuers had to use amphibian vehicles and rubber boats to ferry people across Araneta Avenue and E.
The equipment include amphibian vehicles, mobile warning siren systems and rubber boats in addition to ordinary rescue and evacuation machinery," he said.
The exmilitary amphibian vehicles are a regular sight around Boston.
The company plans to begin volume production of its high-speed amphibian vehicles in the United States within the next three years.
The number of officers by service (and their specialties) include: Army, 1,413 (infantry, armor, artillery, air defense artillery, aviation, special operations, and combat engineers); Navy, 1,461 (surface, submariner, aviation, sea-air-land, and special operations); Marine Corps, 492 (infantry, tanks/assault amphibian vehicles, artillery, air control/air support, anti-air warfare, aviation, and engineers), and Air Force, 2,179 (pilot, navigator, command/control operations, and space/missile operations).
Since the early 1980s, invasive pickleweed has been controlled through annual "mud ops" maneuvers by Marine Corps Assault Amphibian Vehicles (AAVs).
Gibbs Technologies will use Plex Systems software to help launch production of its high-speed amphibian vehicles in North America.
Despite extremely adverse economic conditions and numerous regulatory roadblocks, we plan to begin limited production of at least one of our high-speed amphibian vehicles later this year," Jenkins said.
The latter runs amphibian vehicles and after a whirl round the city they splash into the Charles River for a wetter viewpoint.
Since the invention of the motorcar there have been many attempts to develop amphibian vehicles.