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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1999
Total Production: 4,571
Unitary Cost: USD$1.2 million
Also Known As: Armored Security Vehicle, M1117, M1200 Armored Knight, M707 Armored Knight, MASV, Medium Armored Security Vehicle, Mobile Strike Force Vehicle and MSFV
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Textron Marine and Land Systems
Parent System: ASV
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1999
Total Production: 4,571
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Description: Cadillac Gage Armored Security Vehicle (ASV) is an extreme on/off-road mobility, agile and survivable 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle suitable for a wide spectrum of scenarios. Cadillac Gage developed to fill the gap between heavy armored vehicles and smaller and lighter vehicles which offer higher mobility but without the protection provided by heavier vehicle's armor. Thus, ASV combines the high mobility of smaller vehicles, which permits even to maneuver through urban areas, with outstanding crew protection.

ASV can serve as Scout vehicle, personnel carrier, engineer vehicle, NBC, reconnaissance, medical evacuation (medevac) equipped with wider doors, and command and control vehicle. Additionally, ASV is outfitted with a turret armed with 40mm MK 19 grenade launcher and .50 caliber M2HB gun proven on Marine Corps LAV-25 vehicles or a variety of armaments to provide force protection. Its armor includes modular ceramic composite added on its external skin. Spall liner is placed on the interior for enhanced crew survivability. All in, ASV can withstand .50 caliber (12.7mm) ballistic impacts on the front, sides and rear sections. The vehicle also survives 12-lb landmines blasts under its wheels and 155mm artillery shells fragments detonated 15 meters overhead.

It is powered by a Cummins 6CTA8.3 diesel engine rated at 260-hp which allows for speeds of 100 kph over ranges of more than 400 miles (650+ km). A central tire inflation system offers the crew added mobility. A Nuclear, Bacteriological and Chemical (NBC) air filtration system offers additional protection.

The ASV has been sold to the US Army's Military Police. To date, the Military Police has successfully deployed ASVs during maneuvers in Germany and operations in Kosovo.

The M707 Armored Knight is a new variant equipped with a sensor package that is used to locate and designate targets for indirect fire and laser guided weapons. The newly configured ASV will be used by Field Artillery Combat Observation and Lasing Teams (COLT) to carry out these missions.

ASV Applications

Tactical Vehicles TAPV

ASV Specifications

Wheel Drive: 4x4
Height: 2.59 meter (102 inch)
Length: 6.07 meter (239 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 40 millimeter
Width: 2.56 meter (101 inch)
Max Range: 720 kilometer (447 mile)
Power: 260 shp (194 kW)
Top Speed: 28 mps (101 kph)
Max Weight: 13,408 kilogram (29,559 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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ASV News

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Thursday, August 22, 2013Colombian Army Acquires 28 Additional ASV Armored Personnel Carriers
Monday, March 18, 2013Textron Marine & Land Systems Awarded Contract to Produce Turrets and Provide Support for Colombia's Armored Personnel Carriers
Thursday, March 7, 2013Afghan National Army to Receive 135 Additional Mobile Strike Force Vehicles
Thursday, June 14, 2012Afghanistan National Army to Receive 71 More Mobile Strike Force Vehicles
Wednesday, April 25, 2012Afghanistan National Army to Receive 65 Additional Mobile Strike Force Vehicles
Monday, March 19, 2012Afghanistan National Army to Receive 64 Additional Mobile Strike Force Vehicles
Tuesday, June 28, 2011US Army Orders 65 Additional Armored Security Vehicles
Tuesday, June 21, 2011AxleTech International to Provide Axle Systems for Medium Armored Security Vehicles
Thursday, June 2, 2011Afghanistan National Army Orders up to 440 Medium Armored Security Vehicles
Thursday, April 14, 2011US Army Orders 88 Additional M1117 and M1200 Armored Vehicles

Operators & Related Equipment

Afghanistan National Army (ANA) ordered 240 Medium Armored Security Vehicles (MASV) plus 200 options in June 2011 through the US Army Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Second batch of 64 MSFV ordered in March 2012. Third batch of 65 MSFV ordered in April 2012. Another batch of 71 MSFV ordered in June 2012. A new batch for 135 vehicles was awarded in March 2013.
Feb 2013307
Jun 2012240
First batch of 39 vehicles ordered in 2009 and a second for 28 vehicles ordered in 2013
130 ASV and 134 APC
United States of America3,600
US Army (3,255)
Jul 20102,700
Jul 20092,153

Grand Total 4,5746
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