Gibbs Amphibious Vehicles

Gibbs Amphibious Vehicles have been around for a while but recently announced a partnership with ST Kinetics in Singapore for marketing and development in the region.

 Gibbs Amphibious Vehicles

The target market is security and civil resilience/disaster relief where it will compliment the Bronco, or ExtremeV

Gibbs make two models, the 20 foot long Humdinga and longer Phibian

Gibbs Amphitrucks – Humdinga High Speed Amphibian Vehicle [360p]

Gibbs Amphitrucks – Phibian High Speed Amphibian Vehicle [360p]

 

How many shall we buy?

 

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4 thoughts on “Gibbs Amphibious Vehicles

  1. The Other Chris

    Their Quadski was shown on Top Gear a week or so ago :)

    Should still be available on iPlayer for those in the UK.

  2. Jackstaff

    Any failure to procure something called a Humdinga* is unforgivable, and would bring the ghost of Spike Milligan (ex-RA, after all) down upon us all in terrible wrath.

    *= Especially when it’s a light, rugged, short-body load carrier that can also nip around brown water at a rate of knots.

  3. ChrisM

    You would think the gentlemen in Poole would be very interested in those….
    Ideal for Libya or Somalia type operations. Drive it off the vehicle deck of an LPD through the dock and be ashore in no time. Would give you the ability to pop up all over the place, and escape pretty quickly.

  4. Observer

    Chris, think the warranty does not cover 5.56 damage :)

    Saw it a while back, it’s not really game changing as a vehicle, logistically similar to the LARC, which we still have in service and might be the replacement. Would help in IED territory if there is a convenient river about, but it doesn’t look like it has much ground clearance, and the wheels look too fragile to take much abuse.

    Logistics vehicle, but I can’t really rule out the possibility of an armoured assault boat version.

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