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The first batch of armored amphibians AAV7 commissioned by Chilean Marines to equip its Amphibious Expeditionary Brigade (BAE), modernization is underway in the U.S. and will be delivered in early 2014.
The order is composed of twelve AAV7 purchased second hand surplus U.S. Marine Corps. The lot, which is composed of ten vehicles AAVP7 A1 troop transport, vehicle control and recovery AAVC7 AAVR7 A1 A1, is being renovated by Global Combat Systems (GCS) , a U.S. subsidiary of British industrial group BAE Systems .
The vehicles will be equipped with improved shielding apliqu (EAAK), are being modernized by GCS to standard RAM / RS, which includes the installation of a more powerful engine and new suspension for improved mobility on land.
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Last Updated (Friday, 07 February 2014 09:55)