Navy SEALs - LTATVs

SEALs - LTATV

Navy SEALs manoeuver Light-weight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles (LTATVs) over rough ground during training. Naval Special Warfare Command acquired a number of LTATVs for use by SEALs in Afghanistan, Known as 'side-by-sides', these 2-seater vehicles are based on the Kawasaki Tyrex. Designed to avoid roads where IEDs are commonly placed, the LTATV provides the SEALs with a another method of transportation aside from MRAP vehicles. The LTATV can be inserted and extracted by H-47 and V-22 helicopters. Each vehicles carries 2 SEALs and up to 500 pounds of gear.

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U.S. Navy photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Megan Anuci NSW Public Affairs

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