An AC-130 gunship and UH-60 helicopter light up the night as troops on the ground work a laser illuminator.
Textron Armored Security Vehicle
The Textron Marine & Land Systems M1117 Armored Security Vehicle (ASV) is the base model of the ASV, both in production and in combat use. It is the patrol version used by convoy protection platform units and tactical Military Police of the U.S. Army. The M1117 ASV entered production in 1999 and has current contracts totaling more than 3,100 vehicles. The M1117 ASV has been fielded in Iraq, Afghanistan, Germany and Kosovo with the U.S. Army on missions including convoy protection, combat patrol and base security.