First M-ATVs Deploy to Afghanistan

First M-ATVs Deploy to Afghanistan: “The M-ATV supports small-unit combat operations in highly restricted rural, mountainous and urban environments that include mounted patrols, reconnaissance, security, convoy protection, communications, command and control, and combat service support. It is designed to replace the up-armored Humvee in Afghanistan. The M-ATV will carry up to five personnel: four plus a gunner.”

I don’t know that I’d want it. Look at that tiny rear door and window. That seems to me to be egress issue and zero visibility, not only for passengers, but also for the driver and TC to anything behind the vehicle.

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