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Marine Corps Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) [Updated December 7, 2021]   [open pdf - 707KB]

From the Document: "According to the Marine Corps, the Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) aims to be a new armored vehicle family to replace the Light Armored Vehicle (LAV)[.] [...] [S]ome of the ARV's desired operational capabilities include [1] an automatic medium-caliber cannon; [2] anti-armor capability to defeat close-in heavy armor threats; [3] precision-guided munitions (PGMs) to defeat threats beyond the engagement range of threat systems; [4] unmanned systems swarm capability to provide persistent, multifunction munitions; [5] advanced, networked, multifunctional electronic warfare (EW) capabilities; [6] a modern command-and-control suite and a full range of sensors; [7] organic unmanned aerial and ground systems (UAS/UGS) that can be deployed from the ARV; [8] active and passive vehicle protection; and [9] robust cross-country/on-road mobility performance with shore-to-shore water mobility with size and weight similar to the LAV."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF11831
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2021-12-07
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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