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M1161 Growler


Fast Attack Vehicle (FAV) (2009)


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The M1161 Growler was developed for the United States Marine Corps specifically for operations from the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 06/22/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
2009

Origin
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United States

Crew
3
CREWMEN
Production
1,000
UNITS


American Growler / General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - USA
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Reconaissance
Can conduct reconnaissance / scout missions to assess threat levels, enemy strength, et al - typically through lightweight design.
Utility
General utility-minded design to accomplish a variety of battlefield tasks, typically in a non-direct-combat fashion.


Length
13.6 ft
4.15 m
Width
4.9 ft
1.5 m
Height
3.9 ft
1.2 m
Weight
4,542 lb
2,060 kg
Tonnage
2.3 tons
LIGHT
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base M1161 Growler production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
Powerplant: 1 x NaviStar Defense 4-cylinder 12-valve, SOHC turbo-diesel engine developing 132 horsepower.
Speed
85.1 mph
(137.0 kph)
Range
410.1 mi
(660.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base M1161 Growler production variant. Compare this entry against any other in our database)
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.


Supported Types


Graphical image of a tank medium machine gun
Graphical image of a tank heavy machine gun
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Graphical image of the M3 Grease Gun submachine gun


(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
Variable. Dependent upon armament fit.


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.


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