The MS1 tactical UGV Ripsaw – one of the fastest tracked vehicles!

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The Howe brothers at their finest! The MS1 tactical UGV Ripsaw is one of the fastest tracked vehicles! Not only it is fast, but it’s also very agile and easily maneuverable. The SM1 acts more like a baja truck then a tank. The Ripsaw MS1 UGV can move at high speed over all terrains because his unique lightweight chassis construction and the mechanical clutching system that allows for a much quicker handling of the hydrostatic transmission.

The MS1 tactical UGV Ripsaw – one of the fastest tracked vehicles!

The Ripsaw utilizes a powerful oversized and customized 650-horsepower Duramax 6.6L V8 diesel engine that delivers 900 ft-lbs (~ 1,220 Nm) of torque. The Ripsaw MS1 was a test platform made to test off-road capabilities of M113 tank, baja Dodge 25000 and the Ripsaw. It was exclusively unmanned, cost $200,000, with acceleration from 0-65 mph in 3 seconds.

It’s definitely one of the sickest vehicles ever, check it out!

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