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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 durning amphibious operations to inland objectives and to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent operations ashore.

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How is the amphibian battalion organized?

H&S co. and four assault amphibian companies.

2

What is the concept of employment for amphib battalion?

Assigned to or in support of MAGTF to provide ship-to-shore lift capability durning amphibious assault.

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What is the primary mission of the AAVP7A1?

Armored assault amphibious full-tracked landing vehicle to carry troops from ship to shore to inland objectives.

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What is the cruising RANGE of an AAV?

Land: 25mph for 300 miles
Water: 2600rpm for 7hrs

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What is the cruising SPEED of an AAV?

Land: 20-30mph
Water: 6mph

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What is the maximum speed FORWARD of an AAV?

Land: 45mph
Water: 8.2mph

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What is the maximum speed REVERSE of an AAV?

Land: 12mph
Water: 4.5mph

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What are the armaments on the aavP7a1?

.50 cal, MK 19 MOD3 40mm machine gun.

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What is the troop capacity on the aavP7a1?

21 combat equipped troops @ 285lbs

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How many crew members on an aavP7a1 & aavC7a1?

3

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What is the primary mission of the aavC7a1?

Provide a mobile task force communications center from ship to shore and objectives once ashore.

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What does the comms center consist of?

5 radio operator stations
3 staff stations
2 master stations

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What armament is equipped on the aavC7a1?

7.62 machine gun

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What is the primary mission of the aavR7a1?

Designed to recover similar or smaller sized vehicles. Provides field support maintenance.

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How many crew members are on the aavR7a1?

5

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What armament is equipped on the aavR7a1?

M60D machine gun.