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M1161 Growler

Fast Attack Vehicle (FAV)

M1161 Growler

Fast Attack Vehicle (FAV)

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The M1161 Growler was developed for the United States Marine Corps specifically for operations from the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 2009
MANUFACTURER(S): American Growler / General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - USA
PRODUCTION: 1,000
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the M1161 Growler model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 3
LENGTH: 13.62 feet (4.15 meters)
WIDTH: 4.92 feet (1.5 meters)
HEIGHT: 3.94 feet (1.2 meters)
WEIGHT: 2 Tons (2,060 kilograms; 4,542 pounds)
ENGINE: 1 x NaviStar Defense 4-cylinder 12-valve, SOHC turbo-diesel engine developing 132 horsepower.
SPEED: 85 miles-per-hour (137 kilometers-per-hour)
RANGE: 410 miles (660 kilometers)




ARMAMENT



Typical:
1 x 12.7mm Browning M2 heavy machine gun
1 x 7.62mm M240G medium machine gun OR 1 x 40mm Mk 19 Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL).

Also any personal weapons carried by the crew.

Ammunition:
Variable. Dependent upon armament fit.
NBC PROTECTION: None.
NIGHTVISION: Yes - Optional.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• M1161 'Growler' - Base Series Designation; general combat configuration.
• M1163 - Prime mover variant for towing the 120mm M327 series heavy mortar; doubles as ammunition carrier vehicle as well.






MEDIA