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Sigma KEE - AmphibiousVehicle

The class of vehicles that can go on land and water
Parents LandVehicle LandVehicle is the class of TransportationDevices that travel on land. The two main types of LandVehicle are RoadVehicle and RailVehicle. Note that this includes vehicles which travel on any solid surface, including a frozen body of water or snow.
  WaterVehicle WaterVehicle is the class of all TransportationDevices used to travel on or in water.
Children AAVThe Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) (official designation AAV-7A1 (formerly known as LVT-7)) is the current amphibious troop transport of the United States Marine Corps and is also operated by other forces. The AAV-7A1 is a fully tracked amphibious landing vehicle manufactured by FMC Corporation. It is used by USMC Amphibious Assault Battalions to land the surface assault elements of the landing force and their equipment in a single lift from assault shipping during amphibious operations to inland objectives and to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent mechanized operations ashore.
 LAV25LAV-25 (Light Armoured Vehicle) is an eight-wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC) based on the Mowag Piranha family of armoured fighting vehicles used by the United States Marine Corps. Powered by a Detroit Diesel Turbo-Charged engine, they are 4 wheel drive (rear wheels) transferable to 8-wheel drive. These vehicles are also amphibious, meaning they have the ability to swim, but are limited to non-surf bodies of water (No oceans). While engaged in amphibious operations, the maximum speed is approximately 12 km/h. Typical land speeds are approximately 85 km/h in either 4 or 8-wheel drive, however fuel economy decreases in 8-wheel drive. The vehicles operate on diesel fuel (JP-8), and require 3 weights of lubricants to remain in running condition. They are equipped with a M242 Bushmaster 25 mm cannon, two M240 7.62 mm machine guns, and 2 4-barrel launchers usually loaded with smoke canisters. The crew is three, and four passengers with combat gear. The vehicle has been through many changes through the late 90s. The new modification or SLEP (Service Life Extension Program) has changed the LAV-25 to an LAV-25A1 standard. (from Wikipedia)
 LCACThe air cushioned landing craft, or fully amphibious landing craft, is a more modern variation on the amphibious landing boat. These craft are based on small to mid sized multi-purpose hovercraft, also known as 'over the beach' ('OTB') craft. This allows troops and material to access more than 70% of the world's coastline, while only approximately 15% of that coastline is available to conventional landing craft. Typical barriers to conventional landing craft are soft sandy beaches, marshes, swampland, and loose surfaces. Air cushion technology has vastly increased the landing capability of the craft, providing greater speed and flexibility over traditional landing craft. Like the mechanized landing craft, they are usually equipped with mounted machine guns, although they also support grenade launchers and heavy weapons. These vehicles are commonly used in the United States Navy, which first received them in 1984, the Russian Navy, and some other modern fighting forces, such as the United Kingdom's Royal Navy. Forces that may use the LCAC may include The Royal Marines. (from Wikipedia)

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