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Response to CloudWatcher (Reply #5)

Sat Aug 8, 2020, 02:54 PM

16. Here is a picture of one of these offloading troops.

That's a big seal on the aft hatch that has to stay intact. One misalignment or crack on the seal and it's going to leak. It could have been worse, they can hold up to 25 fully equipped marines plus 4 crew. These vehicles are slated for replacement with a contract signed with BAE in 2018.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assault_Amphibious_Vehicle#/media/File:1st_platoon,_Alpha_Company,_1st_Battalion,_9th_Marine_Regiment,_24th_MEU,_Djibouti,_2010.jpg

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