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Dec. 12, 2019 | 1:00
IM LANCE CORPORAL GARRETT GILLESPIE WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE

Marines with Program Executive Officer Land Systems are upgrading and

changing the design of the Marine Corps' Utility Task Vehicles on December

10 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Marines in the Light Tactical Vehicle program office are using feedback from

Marines, and inspiration from the automotive industry to research and

implement necessary changes to the vehicles.

UTV Team Lead Lorrie Owens said quote . "If we can meet the customers'

need to make it more reliable and durable, we will certainly do so within

the realm of the requirement." end quote

Changes include, high clearance control arms, new run-flat tires, floorboard

protection, a road march kit, a clutch improvement kit, and an environmental

protection cover.

Following the general maintenance schedule of the vehicle, Marines will be

implementing their upgrades alongside the regular maintenance.

These changes are being made to improve the safety and performance of the

vehicle.

THATS IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL

IM LANCE CORPORAL GARRETT GILLESPIE WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE

Marines with Program Executive Officer Land Systems are upgrading and

changing the design of the Marine Corps' Utility Task Vehicles on December

10 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Marines in the Light Tactical Vehicle program office are using feedback from

Marines, and inspiration from the automotive industry to research and

implement necessary changes to the vehicles.

UTV Team Lead Lorrie Owens said quote . "If we can meet the customers'

need to make it more reliable and durable, we will certainly do so within

the realm of the requirement." end quote

Changes include, high clearance control arms, new run-flat tires, floorboard

protection, a road march kit, a clutch improvement kit, and an environmental

protection cover.

Following the general maintenance schedule of the vehicle, Marines will be

implementing their upgrades alongside the regular maintenance.

These changes are being made to improve the safety and performance of the

vehicle.

THATS IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL

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