The command of the US special operations forces will soon begin to receive a new version of the ultralight buggy-like all-terrain vehicle Polaris MRZR Alpha. The supply contract is concluded with the American corporation Polaris.
According to the bmpd blog, the US federal procurement agency General Services Administration (GSA) has signed a contract for the supply of 814 Polaris MRZR Alpha ultralight buggy for the Light Special Tactical All- program for the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Terrain Vehicle (LTATV).
The contract value is 109 million dollars, the cars will be delivered within 7 years. This contract will extend the agreement in force since 2013 for the supply of USSOCOM 1500 ultralight all-terrain vehicles MRZR-2 (two-seater) and MRZR-4 (four-seater).
Buggy-like all-terrain vehicle MRZR Alpha is a new modification of the previously delivered USZOCOM MRZR buggy. The new car is also available in two- and four-seater versions, but a photo of it has not yet been published.
Under the contract, cars in two- and four-seater versions with a diesel engine will be delivered, as well as seven more options, which include a diesel-electric hybrid engine, additional rear seats and safety rails, a modular cargo compartment, turrets for weapons, roof kit, closed cabin kit and arctic package.