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Flat tires and slow escape times plague Marine ACV initial operational test

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The reviews are in for the Marine Corps’ newest amphibious vehicle and they are not good. While the amphibious combat vehicle outperformed the Vietnam-era amphibious assault vehicle it is slated to replace, “across all mission profiles” uncomfortable seats, a significantly higher failure rate than required, and limited interior space that would slow down emergency escapes […]