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This is a list of vehicles and aircraft used by the United States Marine Corps,[1][2] for combat, support, and motor transport.


The below list contains vehicles confirmed to be in service as of early 2022.[3] This list may not include stored or limited use equipment.

Model Image Origin Type Variant Number Details
Infantry fighting vehicles
ACV  United States
Infantry fighting vehicle ACV-P[4]
200+[4] 40 on order.[4]
LAV-25 Canada Canada

United States United States

Infantry fighting vehicle Armored-reconnaissance (LAV-25) 488 Looking for successor tor the reconnaissance variant, the Textron Cottonmouth 6×6 or a GDLS Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle 8×8.[5] Six variants are expected:[6]
  • C4/UAS
  • Logistics
  • 30mm cannon
  • Recovery
  • Counter-drone
  • Organic precision fires
Command and control (LAV-C2) 66
Logistics cargo carrier (LAV-LOG) 127
Electronic warfare (LAV-MEWSS) 14
Recovery (LAV-R) 45
Anti tank (LAV-AT) 106
Self-propelled mortar (LAV-M) 65
Light Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance (LAV-JSLNBCRS) 31
AAV-7 United States United States Armoured personnel carrier Amphibious armoured personnel carrier (AAV-7A1) 1,200 To be replaced by ACV.
Recovery (AAVRA1) 60
Self-propelled artillery
M142 HIMARS United States United States Rocket artillery Armoured M142 HIMARS 47 Only FMTV use in USMC[7]
Transport vehicles
MTVR United States United States Transport vehicle Troop transport (MK-23/MK-25/AMK-23/AMK-25/MK-27/MK-28/AMK-27/AMK-28/MK-28C) 11,400 [8]
Dump truck (MK-29/MK-30/AMK-29/AMK-30)
Medium equipment transporter (MK-31/MK-32/AMK-31/AMK-32)
Wrecker (MK-36/AMK-36)
M142 HIMARS Resupply truck with crane (MK-37)
M142 HIMARS trailer (MK-38)
LVS United States United States Transport vehicle Front power unit (MK-48)
Flatbed trailer (MK-14)
Wrecker (MK-15)
Tractor (MK-16)
Flatbed with crane (MK-17)
Self-loader (MK-18)
LVSR United States United States Transport vehicle Cargo (MKR-18)
Tractor (MKR-16)
Wrecker (MKR-15)
Cougar South Africa South Africa

United States United States

Mine resistant ambush protected vehicle 1,725
JLTV United States United States Light tactical vehicle Heavy guns carrier (M1278 JLTV-GP) 3,700
Utility (M1279 JLTV-UTL)
General purpose (M1280 JLTV-GP)
Close combat weapons carrier (M1281 JLTV-CCWC)
M-ATV United States United States Light tactical vehicle 704
HMMWV United States United States Light utility vehicle Troop transport (M1123)
Heavy cargo truck (M1097A2)
Armament carrier (M1043A2)
TOW carrier (M1045A2)
Ambulance (M1035A2)
Ambulance (M997A2)
Armament carrier (M1114)
Armament carrier (M1151)
Heavy cargo truck (M1152A1)
Troop transport (M1165)
TOW carrier (M1167A1)
M1161 Growler United States United States Light utility vehicle
M1163 Prime Mover United States United States Light utility vehicle
MRZR United States United States Light utility vehicle
Buffalo United States United States Military engineering vehicle 38
Husky South Africa South Africa Military engineering vehicle
M9 ACE United States United States Military engineering vehicle
United States United States Fire-fighting vehicle


F/A-18 Hornet


Inventory: 168

Inventory: 72

F-35 Lightning II

Inventory: 353

Inventory: 67

AV-8 Harrier

AV-8B Harrier II on the deck of USS Nassau (LHA-4)

Inventory: 101

Inventory: 16

KC-130 Hercules/Super Hercules

KC-130J Hercules

Inventory: 57

Inventory: 7

AH-1Z Viper

AH-1 Cobra

Inventory: 189

UH-1Y Venom

Inventory: 140

CH-53E Super Stallion

CH-53E Super Stallion

Inventory: 141

MV-22 Osprey

MV-22B Osprey

Inventory (Planned total): 348

Unmanned aerial vehicles

ScanEagle UAV

Testing/Limited Use


HMMWV replacement

FPI Cougar HE in testing

Accepted for short term partial replacements until development of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is complete (see also: Medium Mine Protected Vehicle)

MRAP-MRUV (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected - Mine Resistant Utility Vehicle)

MRAP-JERRV (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected - Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle)

MRAP M-ATV (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected-All Terrain Vehicle)


Marine One


Wheeled Vehicles

M997A2 HMMWV ambulance
M38 Jeep

Tracked Vehicles

M50 Ontos



F4U Corsair
A-4 Skyhawk
H-34 Choctaw
OV-10A Bronco
RQ-2 Pioneer

See also


  1. ^ McBul 3000 Table of MARES Reportable Equipment, HQMC
  2. ^ NAVMC 1017 Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine Table of Authorized Material, HQMC
  3. ^ "Chapter Three: North America: Regional trends in 2021 26; United States: defence policy and economics 28; Canada: defence policy 40; Arms procurements and deliveries 42; Armed forces data section 45". The Military Balance. 122 (1): 48–63. 2022-12-31. doi:10.1080/04597222.2022.2022928. ISSN 0459-7222. S2CID 246814182.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "US Marines acquire additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles from BAE Systems | Defense News December 2023 Global Security army industry | Defense Security global news industry army year 2023 | Archive News year". Retrieved 2023-12-12.
  5. ^ Valpolini, Paolo (2024-01-25). "General Dynamics Land Systems Completes Testing of Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle Prototype for Marine Corps". EDR Magazine. Retrieved 2024-01-31.
  6. ^ Eckstein, Megan (2023-07-17). "Recon vehicle competitors maintain tempo, despite program uncertainty". Defense News. Retrieved 2024-03-28.
  7. ^ Peck, Michael. "HIMARS rockets have been a 'game changer' in Ukraine, and the US Army is now looking for ways to build up to 500 more". Business Insider. Retrieved 2024-01-31.
  8. ^ "Oshkosh (6 × 6) Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) and trailers". IHS Jane's. Retrieved 2016-01-07.
  9. ^ "Marine Corps Orders InstantEye Systems - UAV Expert News". 8 February 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  10. ^ Inc., Armor Holdings. "Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $518 Million MRAP Award". Retrieved 25 March 2018. ((cite web)): |last= has generic name (help)
  11. ^ " - U.S. Marines Order 1,170 MRAPs - 07/13/07 18:55". Retrieved 25 March 2018.[dead link]
  12. ^ a b Marine Corps News> MRAP Orders Approach 5,000 Archived 2008-02-05 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ "MRAP Advance Purchase #2: Oshkosh, PVI & GD". Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  14. ^ "MRAP: Survivable Rides, Start Rolling". Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  15. ^ "Cougar Armored Trucks to Stalk Mines on the Battlefield (updated)". Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  16. ^ a b "MRAP Vehicle Order: 1,000 Cougars to be Turned Loose". Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  17. ^ "Plasan Sasa Unveils blast and mine protection system for vehicles". Archived from the original on 14 July 2007. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  18. ^ "United States Department of Defense". Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  19. ^ " - U.S. Orders 1,200 MRAPs - 05/31/07 12:56". Archived from the original on 2018-08-08. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  20. ^ "U.S. Marine Corps Awards $8.5 Million Contract for Category II Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to International Military and Government, LLC". Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  21. ^ Trevithick, Joseph. "The Last Tank Has Left Marine Corps Base 29 Palms, Soon The Entire Service". The Drive. Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  22. ^ South, Todd (2020-12-07). "Corps to release Marine tankers from contracts a year early". Marine Corps Times. Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  23. ^ South, Todd (2021-03-25). "'The best job I ever had': Marines remember their tanks as the Corps ditches its armor". Marine Corps Times. Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  24. ^ Keys, William; Richard, Ronald (6 March 2023). "Marine combat engineers no longer capable of supporting the infantry". Marine Corps Times. Retrieved 16 August 2023.
  25. ^ Trevithick, Joseph (29 July 2020). "The Last Tank Has Left Marine Corps Base 29 Palms, Soon The Entire Service". The Drive. Retrieved 16 August 2023.