Growler

The M1161 Growler is an Internally Transportable-Light Strike Vehicle (ITV-LSV) designed specifically for use with the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. Fulfilling multiple roles of Light UtilityLight Strike and Fast Attack vehicle, it is smaller than most international vehicles in the same role. The Growler has taken over all duties of the M151 Jeep variants and completely replaced the Interim Fast Attack Vehicle(IFAV). The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has expressed interest in a modified version. A separate Marine variant, the M1163 Prime Mover is a combination 120mm mortar and integral ammunition trailer.

Specifications
Weight Curb 2,058 kg (4,540 lb) or 3,872 kg (8,540 lb) with maximum payload
Length 4.14 m (163 in)
Width 1.5 m (59 in)
Height 1.19 m (47 in) stowed, 1.84 m (72 in) standard road height and 1.92 m (76 in) at maximum clearance
Crew 1 driver, 3 passengers
Armor Kevlar Frag-resistant Seats
Main
armament
M2HB .50cal BMG Machine Gun
Secondary
armament
M240G 7.62mm MG or Mk19 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher
Engine 2.8 Liter In-line 4 Cylinder SOHC12-valve Turbo-Diesel (Navistar Defense)
132 bhp @ 3,600 rpm / 230 ft lbs torque @ 2,000 rpm
Payload capacity 900 kg (2,000 lb) Cross-country
Transmission General Motors 4L70E 4-speed Automatic Transmission with Overdrive, Chrysler 2-speed Manual Transfer Case (2WD Hi/Lo and 4WD Hi/Lo)
Suspension Air Ride® Gas Bladder Suspension, Height-adjustable on the fly via Dash Control Panel
Ground clearance 0.76 m (30 in)
Fuel capacity 91 litres (24 US gal) via twin 45 litres (12 US gal) fuel tanks using JP-8, commercial diesel, DF-2 or JP-5
Operational
range
657 km (408 mi) unrefueled
Speed 137 km/h (85 mph) maximum on paved roads, 105 km/h (65 mph) cross-country
Steering
system
Four Wheel Steering (4WS) via Joystick Control with Auto-centering

Source

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