MMPV is a multi-purpose, mine protected,
6x6 wheeled vehicle based on BAE Systems' next generation RG33
family of vehicles which U.S. Army engineers will use to
conduct route and area clearance missions, command and control,
mount mine clearing systems, and conduct explosive hazards reconnaissance.
MMPVs will also be used by Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams
to neutralize Improvised Explosive Devices, mines and other
Under the initial order, 9 MMPV test vehicles, test support,
armor testing packages, vehicle basic issue items, such as first-aid
kits and repair tools, training, and various contract data are
due for delivery between May and August 2008.
“Our MMPV design is tailored specifically for the roles
and missions of its users, and we believe it possesses the best
balance of payload capacity, protection and performance,”
said Michael E. O’Connor, BAE Systems MMPV program manager.
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