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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New Amphibious Marine Corps Vehicle Can Carry 3 Tanks Up To 200 Nautical Miles

As reported by Industry TapThe Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) is the latest innovation from the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, in conjunction with the Office of Naval Research, which is essentially a monster amphibious assault vehicle.  

The UHAC began testing in early July and can do a whole slew of things, including landing multiple tanks at once and bringing ashore equipment, vehicles and troops.
UHAC Features:
  • Carry payloads up to 190 tons
  • Speeds up to 20 knots
  • Climb sea walls up to 10 feet in height
  • Capable of carrying three battle tanks up to 200 nautical miles
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC
Cpl. Matthew J. Bragg/USMC