Photos: Marines test-drive next-gen armored vehicle

Photos: Marines test-drive next-gen armored vehicle

Summary: The amphibious Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle moves fast and packs state-of-the-art electronics.

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  • Water

    A 2,700-horsepower engine will propel the EFV through the water at up to 25 knots, and on land at up to 45 miles per hour. Operational testing is scheduled for the summer.

  • Rear view

    Rear view of the EFV, with the decidedly low-tech--and indispensable--gear of shovel and sledgehammer.

  • EFV

    The EFV, looking menacing at night on the firing range. The main weapon is a 30mm automatic chain gun.

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