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M1245 MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV)

Special Forces Vehicle


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 2010
Manufactured by: Oshkosh Defense
Crew: 4+1 Gunner
Armament:

(1) M2HB .50 cal Heavy Machine Gun, M240 7.62mm MG, M249 5.56mm MG, Mk 19/Mk 47 40mm Grenade Launcher OR TOW ATGM. Can Also mount the Common Remotely Operated Weapons System (CROWS) 2.

Engine:

(6) Cylinder Turbo-Diesel (Catepillar C7)

Miscellaneous Info:

The M1245 M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle (SFV) is a variant of the M1240 M-ATV "Base" Vehicle and used by some of the different units in the US' Special Operations Command (SOCOM).  The M1245 is also referred to as the M-ATV SOCOM Vehicle as well.  Modifications and characteristics unique to the SFV are larger front windows, front "push" bumper, infrared driving lights, angular rear wheel wells, rear access door and modified cargo area capable of accepting different specialized mission equipment packages. 

Data Sheet Available:   M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Model Sales Brochure (Oshkosh Defense)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
  M-ATV Family Product Brochure Oshkosh Defense
  Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Slideshow Presentation (2011) US Department of Defense's Joint Program Office-MRAP via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
M1245 M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Photos Steve Heeb
    M1245 M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Photos Oshkosh Defense Website
M1245 M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Photos Paul - Afghanistan
      M1245 M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Photos  US Marine Corps

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Information and Photos Army Recognition.Com
M-ATV Special Forces Vehicle Information and Photos Oshkosh Defense

Printed

Reference Author
M-ATV and RG-31 MRAP Walkaround Photo Reference CD-ROM Robert Skipper (available directly from author via e-mail)
Oshkosh M-ATV Book and DVD (AK Interactive) Ralph Zwilling & Jeffrey Derosa
U.S. Army and Marine Corps MRAPS (Osprey Publishing) Mike Guardia
U.S. MRAP's: In Action (Squadron Signal Publications) John Adams-Graf

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       
Accessory/Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
MATV SOCOM Version 1/Part 1 M153 Protector CROWS II with M240 LMG (LRE35223 Live Resin 1/35 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider