Superav 8x8 Amphibious Armoured Vehicle
The Iveco 8x8 Superav represents an outstanding advance in the design of armoured amphibious vehicles. Iveco unveiled the amphibious 8x8 Superav APC in 2009. Capable of supporting littoral operations in open ocean beyond sea state 3, the vehicle can carry a 10t mission load, including an overhead weapon station mounting up to a 40mm cannon.
The Superav platform is equipped with a new 6 cylinder 700hp power pack, is air-portable by C-17 and is propelled in water by two propellers. The vehicle has an under-armor volume of more than 14 m3 and can carry a crew of 3 plus up to 13 of troops in a protected compartment with suspended interior seat structure, blast-mitigating positions for a crew of 3 and improved survivability and force protection over currently fielded systems.
Superav for ACV 1.1 project
In September 2011, Iveco Defence Vehicles has signed an agreement with BAE Systems to offer a proposal based on the Superav to the USMC for its Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 programme.
In June 2018 Iveco has been awarded the contract to deliver its amphibious platform to the US Marine Corps in partnership with BAE Systems.
Amphibious armoured vehicle