The Marine Corps is on the cusp of a revolution, not just a change. We’re talking about the new face of amphibious warfare, with the introduction of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) variants.

These aren’t just upgrades; they’re a leap into a future where firepower meets finesse, and the battleground is as fluid as the sea itself.

By early 2024, the Corps was strutting around with not just one but two groundbreaking ACV models – a command and control beast and a variant armed to the teeth with a 30 mm cannon.

The Dawn of a New Era: Replacing the Legacy AAV

For decades, the Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) has been the backbone of the Corps’ amphibious operations.

But let’s face it – those machines belonged more to the era of disco than digital warfare.

Enter the ACV, spearheaded by the folks at BAE Systems in York, Pennsylvania.