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Or combat ships and everything was so cool about this is how the next.
You can be and people are getting involved in developing the next amphibious assault vehicle we know.
From the shift going now from the other areas of the world to the Pacific.
That's really gonna come in handy there's so -- -- ways it can be used.
Allison joins us -- she has some pictures of the concept vehicles and we also know they -- have an article up soon -- -- yet but -- soon on foxnews.com.
So Alison thanks for joining us and tells about this this contest or this I should -- event how people got involved.
It's different setting Adam and could just all those American innovators they've already done it they've really cracked it this is a three par and that's.
Held by dark which is sort of the the -- described as the mad scientists.
They are really more of this guy out of the box thinkers.
And they had a point to create they want to help the Marine Corps because the last say this is about forty years they've been using the same forty years plus.
They've been using this scene amphibious combat vehicles so this is.
Kind of how the storm the shore that's kind of how people might understand it how you get from ship to shore for the Marines.
So it there's been a lot of complaints that it's been difficult to maintain its getting increasingly difficult to operate they have an upgrading it but.
Who doesn't want to armories to be as safe as possible and be given the best advantage in superiority that we can give them.
When the -- in the event that we have teacher.
As you've suggested events that arise in the Pacific.
So this event is a three part solution to a problem the Marine Corps spent.
Three billion dollars plus on this -- they cannot come up but -- -- -- that works -- -- three billion dollars.
Over one million dollars a team of three guys just collaborated from three different states it is Texas California and Ohio also go to those states.
They came together in this kind of virtual for urged that DARPA has created to -- -- -- people from all around the country.
To participate in this challenge out so they -- 19 guys this week very exciting there's still two more opportunities for any innovators that are out there.
Who have loved efforts need to help our military and create designing their very own military vehicle for them.
-- you mentioned the three states California and Texas and Ohio that's.
By the current political you can -- -- at a red state -- they -- kind of goes back and forth and really.
That's I mentioned in the united -- yeah.
Think over the economical coincidence -- unit and amphibious vehicle you know we we we talked about impact which for those don't know the rim of the Pacific exercise they have which is.
Brings really thirty different nations that are US along with -- and others.
Mom that are all partners and Pacific to do all kinds of activities on the Pacific into some great maneuvers over the course of a month.
-- in preparation for everything from the humanitarian response to to military.
-- and you know I regret -- Russian military.
Exercises so to speak.
We saw a lot of the amphibious vehicles there and a lot of them are big they're heavy they're hoping they work what they're not necessarily up to date with today's military.
And we do know they have some of like the hovercraft with -- great to appoint -- wants to get to land of course and things slow down.
So it's really -- we're seeing some right there on -- -- seeing one of the amphibious.
A Unisys used right now.
-- it -- it works but not necessarily where it needs to be today so humble.
Tell us what we we know so far with these this this this these first group of three guys what they've come up.
The deep as always you've captured in a -- out of -- you're gonna put me out of a job about -- careful Denon and -- -- in the U I setup and then you can slam dunk on a game -- the whole idea.
Judges and I love working at because he's -- yes it's command of the area but.
I -- -- actually I brought some footage of rim could that you're familiar with it so they got to see a bit about it and effort and a threat.
A bit more footage but -- I was pretty cool it shows the actual storming how it.
At that would help explain to.
Viewers how yet -- get -- this is why its own party that Marines here this is from exercise.
I Camp Pendleton tonight and -- see how these -- -- -- attack -- vehicles -- assault vehicles.
And it's pretty slow moving like you described doesn't exactly look terrifying fire the enemy.
As to what they'd like to do with the new vehicle is dead Marine Corps said these new requirements -- -- self supplying pavlik were seen he's -- carry seventeen Marines.
They wanted beach at least twelve might and it has it twelve miles out from shore so why that's super important is right now.
-- their only eighteen miles out which -- I don't need to explain to AM really creates quite a vulnerability for our Marines so we wanna do is keep the ship it's far out from shore as possible.
And have an assault vehicle that can get them in safely to shore as quickly as possible.
Near that key thing is which people might not realize it off -- operate on land so.
I fascist -- getting the Marines I'm sure it's about giving them the capability they need -- -- effective and -- lethal as possible so.
They wanted to have the Abrams people -- from -- you are with the Abrams -- so they're not have those sorts of capabilities in terms of speed.
-- -- -- -- -- Right now it's nearly falling short and it's such a desperate need it's a -- it's just not a it's a sad story -- got -- 63 billion dollars.
It's a shame that money could've gone elsewhere so I'm really hoping that we'll get the word out and encourage other innovators.
There's about a thousand participated in this round I'd love to see those numbers go up I'm sure Darko was well --
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