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XM1283 General Purpose  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: AMPV General Purpose and Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Air Methods Corporation, BAE Systems*, DRS Technologies and Northrop Grumman   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: XM128 AMPV
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: 29
Family Members: XM1284 Medical Evacuation, XM1285 Medical Treatment, XM1286 Command and Control and XM1287 Mortar Carrier
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Description: The US Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is a family of medium armored vehicles intended as the replacement for the Vietnam-era M113 tracked armored personnel carrier and its variants. The new vehicle family is expected to be far more survivable and mobile than the M113s utilizing the M2 Bradley chassis. BAE Systems was awarded a 52-month $383 million contract for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) phase of the AMPV program on December 23, 2014. Five variants are envisaged at this stage of the program: General Purpose, Mission Command, Mortar Carrier, Medical Evacuation and Medical Treatment. The EMD phase will be completed by 2019 and the new AMPV vehicles may achieve initial operational capability by 2020 or later.

The US Army's AMPV General Purpose is a troops carrier variant.

XM1283 General Purpose Specifications

Rolling Rubber Wheels: 6
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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XM1283 General Purpose News

There are 6 news between
23 Dec 2014 and 19 Feb 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019BAE Systems Awarded Additional Contract for AMPV Low-Rate Initial Production
Tuesday, April 3, 2018US Army Gets All AMPV Armoed Combat Vehicle Prototypes
Thursday, December 15, 2016BAE Systems Rolls Out First US Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle
Monday, October 3, 2016BAE Systems Unveils Next Generation Bradley Prototype
Tuesday, December 23, 2014US Army Awards AMPV Program to BAE Systems
BAE Systems Awarded US Army's AMPV Program

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