AM General debuts next-gen Humvee

The NXT 360 light tactical vehicle represents the next generation of the HMMWV platform

Light tactical vehicle, Military, Humvee, HMMWV, AM General

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US-baed vehicle solutions provider AM General has introduced its next generation light tactical vehicle, the NXT 360. 

The NXT 360 represents the next generation of the high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV) platform, and the future of light tactical vehicles. The vehicle was developed based on customer feedback for more power, higher GVW, better ride and handling and better overall protection.

Key features include kinetic energy threat protection (360-degree B7), blast threat protection (front wheel Stanag 2A, rear wheel and center undercarriage front wheel, Stanag +1), blast seats and mats, transparent armor (B7-ballistic protection level), quick transition time between soft and paved roads (enhanced CTIS with dual air compressors), higher ground clearance and wheel travel, larger tires for increased traction and reduced ground pressure, higher payload capacity (suspension upgrade facilitates 7,100 kg GVW, anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), traction control and an autonomous break control interface, and increased power with P400 electronically controlled 6.5L V8 turbocharged engine - 250 HP (186 kW), 460 ft/lbs (624 Nm) @1700 rpms - and 6L85e 6-speed automatic transmission.

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