Proposals time for ACV 1.1 have begun. BAE Systems was the first company to bid for the advanced system.
The R & D phase of ACV 1.1 began in November 2015 and a total of 16 prototypes were delivered. US Marines are planning to begin the low rate initial production phase in June 2018.
The platform, developed for replace AAV-7 vehicles, is capable of swimming 12 nautical miles from its mother ship.