The M1117 Guardian ASV is a lightly armored, four-wheel drive vehicle with exceptional maneuverability and versatility. The ASV features four-wheel independent suspension, power steering, power braking, central tire inflation system, engine fire-suppression system, a winch capable of conducting retrieval operations at 15,000 pounds (6,804 kg) with a snatch block and cable for self-recovery operations. The ASV is lightweight and air-transportable by C-130 and larger aircraft.
Armored Security Vehicle, ASV, ASV-150, Guardian Country of Origin USA Role Military Police combat support vehicle Date Of Introduction 2000 Crew 3 (commander, driver, gunner) + 1 passenger Combat Weight 14.78 tons (13.41 mt) Ground Pressure ? Drive Formula 4 x 4 Length, Overall 20.5 ft (6.25 m) Width, Overall 8.42 ft (2.57 m) Height, Turret Top 8.5 ft (2.59 m) Height, Hull Top 6.75 ft (2.06 m) Ground Clearance 18 in (457 mm)