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amphibious assault vehicle

Definition/Scope: Fully tracked vehicle able to carry Marines and equipment from assault ship to inland objectives and during subsequent operations ashore.



Acronym:

AAV

Broader Terms:

amphibious vehicle
armored vehicle
tracked vehicles

Narrower Terms:

advanced amphibious assault vehicles
amphibious assault vehicle-7

Related Terms:

amphibious operation
Marine Personnel Carrier


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