Gibbs Amphibians has signed up new dealers in Argentina, Turkey, Spain, China, Thailand and South Korea.
The Marine Corps continues to search for a new vehicle to serve as a “connector” vehicle capable of delivering Marines – along with equipment – from ship to shore.
There have been plenty of amphibious vehicles. Skid steers like the Argo, MAX ATV, Hydratek, cars like the Amphicar, German military Schwimmwagen, DUKWs (or more commonly known as Ducks), LARCs, Dutton, Sea Roader. There have also been one-offs, some of them built by backyard hobbyists, others, like the RinSpeed sQuba, expensive, but impractical design exercises.
DETROIT – When Murat Ozdil sees Gibbs Amphibians’ range of fast amphibians, he sees all sorts of ways to use them in his home, Istanbul.