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

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The amphibious vehicle reaches speeds of 40mph on water and over 80mph on land, with twin Gibbs proprietary water jets and 4WD.
Christine Phelps) The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force prepares to embark on the USS Ashland in assault amphibious vehicles during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.
Seven people were taken to hospital following the incident on the "Ride the Ducks" amphibious vehicle on Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri, Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader told reporters.
The Arabic-language website of Russia's state news agency, Sputnik, reported that the army that started using amphibious vehicles since mid-September to cross the Euphrates River.
Potential foreign partners could be attracted by MHI's armored vehicle technology, notably its heavy-duty tank engines, its gear technology and water jet propulsion systems that could be used to drive amphibious vehicles.
BAE Systems has been awarded a USD 82 million contract to modernize and deliver 23 upgraded Assault Amphibious Vehicles (AAV7A1) for the Brazilian Marine Corps, the company said.
Summary: Gliding across water and land, amphibious vehicles showcase what is possible
Yet readers will surely be surprised by just how inventive and active he was in the military sector, designing aeroengines, amphibious vehicles and other machinery of war.
But, while the attempt to bring amphibious vehicles back to Liverpool's tourism scene has failed, the ECHO understands tours could return once new rules are drawn up.
(SeeNews) - Dec 15, 2014 - TheA Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic, part of theA Ministry of Interior, has started an open tender for the delivery of threeA amphibious vehicles.
Erwin Bieber, BAE president of the platforms and services unit, said that the proposed divestment will help the company streamline its portfolio and operations to focus on core activities and strong positions in tracked, combat and amphibious vehicles and weapons.
Organized thematically, the chapters comprising these historic and photographically documented years of 1940-1945, include: "Preparing for War before Pearl Harbor"; "Planning Defense Production after Pearl Harbor"; "Aircraft Engines and Propellers"; "Aircraft Components and Complete Aircraft"; "Tanks and Other Armored Vehicles"; "Jeeps, Trucks, and Amphibious Vehicles"; "Guns, Shells, Bullets, and Other War Goods"; "The New Workers"; and "Celebrating the Production Achievements." An impressive, unique, and documented body of work, "Images From The Arsenal Of Democracy" is very highly recommended as a core addition to 20th Century American Photography and 20th Century American History reference collections and supplemental reading lists.
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.
SC are investigating the possible use of amphibious vehicles to link the sites, offering a visitor experience that includes both sites.
We want to acquire more amphibious vehicles. So, the Marines who will use those will need some expertise," Edilberto Adan of the Philippines' Visiting Forces Agreement Commission said at the exercises' opening ceremony on Monday morning aboard USS Bonhomme Richard docked at Subic Bay, a former U.S.