Bidding now open for USMC ITV and MTVR vehicles (non-DLA) on GovPlanet.com

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First group of these rare military vehicles set to sell on March 20.

Ritchie Bros.' GovPlanet marketplace is set to release two new U.S. military vehicles to the public market. Bidding is now open on GovPlanet.com, and will close on March 20, 2019, for the first group of ITVs (Internally Transportable Vehicle) and MTVRs (Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement

ITVs and MTVRs

The M1161 ITV "Growler" is a 4x4 "jeep-style" vehicle with a Navistar 2.8L diesel, 132-horsepower engine. It is approximately 13.5 ft. long, 5 ft. wide, and 6 ft. high. The ITV was developed by the American Growler company in 1999 and entered into service with the U.S. Marine Corps in 2009 as a utility, scout, or fast-attack vehicle.

M1161 ITV Growler will be sold by GovPlanet

The MTVR is a 6x6, seven-ton cargo truck with a Cat C12 diesel, 410-horsepower engine. It is approximately 26 ft. long, 8 ft. wide, and 11.5 ft. high. The MTVR entered into production in 2005 and is still in regular operation with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps as a prime mover for the M777 howitzer, as well as troops, fuel, water, and a wide variety of other equipment.

MTVR seven-ton cargo truck will be sold by GovPlanet

'An extremely rare opportunity.'

"This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase highly-spec'd vehicles built for and used by the U.S. military," said Doug Feick, SVP, New Business and Corporate Development, Ritchie Bros. "We have a limited supply of these vehicles, which we plan to sell over the coming months. We encourage bidders to get online and purchase one before they are gone. For the most up-to-date information, visit our website at govplanet.com/growlers."

GovPlanet sells thousands of items for the U.S. Department of Defense and other government agencies each week through its non-rolling stock and rolling-stock auctions each Tuesday and Wednesday. For more info, visit GovPlanet.com.

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