Flashcards in 118-AAV Deck (8):
What is the mission of the assault amphibian battalion?
To land the surface assault elements of the landing force and their equipment in a single lift from assault shipping during amphibious operations to inland objectives and to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent operations ashore.
How is the amphibian battalion organized?
H&S company and four assault amphibian companies
What is the concept of employment for amphib battalion?
assigned to or in support of MAGTF to provide hip-to-shore lift capability during amphibious assault
What is the primary mission of the AAVP7A1?
Armored assault amphibious full-tracked landing vehicle to carry troops from ship to shore and to inland objectives
What is the cruising range of an AAV?
Land at 25MPH: 300mi, Water at 2600rmp 7hrs
What is the cruising speed of an AAV?
Land: 20-30mph, Water: 6mph
What is the maximum speed forward of an AAV?
Land: 45mph, Water: 8.2mph