Desert Patrol Vehicle (DPV)
The Desert Patrol Vehicle (DPV) is a 3-man dune buggy-style vehicle used for long range desert operations. The primary users of the DPV are the SEALs (SEAL team 3), although Delta Force has also been known to employ the DPV. The DPV has largely been replaced by the so-called Light Strike Vehicle (LSV), which is an armored upgrade of the DPV.
DPVs are used for:
The DPV has the following features:
DPVs feature a set of mounts onto which various weapons can be fitted. These include:
DPV - Specifications
SEALs putting a DPV through its paces. This DPV has a MK-19 40mm grenade launcher mounted on the dashboard and a .50 cal M2 Browning mounted on the roll bars. A M136 AT4 84mm rocket launcher is strapped to the top roll bar.
DoD photo by: JO2 RAY MOONEY
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