Monday, February 25, 2013

USMC MRAP vehicles receive Buffalo's modular rifle racks

The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) HAS RECEIVED modular rifle rack kits from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City for installing on Buffalo mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles.

Featuring a strap and buckle design concept, the modular kit includes three rifle racks with each Stock carrying two weapons, while ALLOWING more space in the vehicle to Accommodate up to six passengers.

U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Cat III Buffalo MRAP program assistant manager Albert Shaw Said que le new rifle racks Have Been designed with a combat-loaded marine in mind.

"The location, and overall functions on Improved ease-of-use makes a significant improvement over the old racks," Shaw added.

Mounted to the hull walls of the Buffalo MRAP, the new compact rack design Enables access to weapons troops with one hand, while ALLOWING marine to Easily enter and exit the vehicle.

The six-wheel armored heavily explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) vehicle is integrated with a 30ft robotic arm and iron claw bracket to ordinance disposal and route-clearance missions.

Armed with RPG-7 rocket-propelled grenade, as well as 7.62mm Nato ammunition hits and mine / IED explosive, the fully adaptable Buffalo vehicle can be used for aussi armored transportation or medical purpose.

Capable of Protecting from rocket-propelled grenade attacks, the Force Protection Buffalo-developed vehicle features a technology can detect dangerous explosive That, as well as ballistic and blast Provides Powerful protection.

NSWC Panama City Provides support, systems engineering and integration support, test and full spectrum independent evaluation, human systems integration support, acquisition, lifecycle, and supporting fleet of amphibious expeditionary maneuver warfare and systems to the USMC.

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