Valanx

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Valanx
BAE JLTV.jpg
The Valanx during the JLTV Technology Development phase.
Type Survivable Light Armored Vehicle
Place of origin  United States
Production history
Manufacturer BAE Systems
Specifications

Secondary
armament
up to four M7 smoke grenade dischargers
Operational
range
300 miles
Speed Forward
Road: 70 mph
Off road: varies
Reverse: 8 mph

The BAE Systems Valanx was one of six competitors for a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle that will replace the Humvee.[1] The Valanx featured lightweight advanced armour and a V shaped hull for crew protection.[2] The Valanx was not selected for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the program.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First Look: Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV)". Defense Tech. 2010-06-04. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  2. ^ "BAE Systems and Navistar Unveil Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Prototype at AUSA Winter Symposium". BAE Systems. 2008-02-27. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  3. ^ Army and Marine Corps pick JLTV winners - DoDBuzz.com, August 23, 2012

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