The M1117 Armored Security Vehicle (ASV) is the base model of the ASV both in production and in combat use. It is the patrol version utilized by Convoy Protection platform units and tactical military police of the U.S. Army.
Textron's ASV M1117 entered production in 1999, and has current contracts totaling more than 1,900 vehicles. The ASV M1117 has been fielded in Germany, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq with the U.S. Army's MPs and Convoy Protection units.
The ASV M1117 4x4 armored, wheeled vehicle serves as a battlefield-proven convoy protection platform providing for exceptional levels of soldier protection and security. The low profile UGWS 40/50 turret's under-armor reload capability, combined with it's oblique armored steel hull and ceramic composite expandable armor, provide for unparalleled all around survivability against small arms fire, Rocket-Propelled Grenades (RPG), overhead artillery fragmentations and under-wheel and under-hull mine blasts.