MPCVMulti-Purpose Crew Vehicle (US NASA)
MPCVMinimum Pressure Check Valve (various companies)
MPCVMine Protected Clearance Vehicle
MPCVMulti-Purpose Cargo Vessel (shipping)
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The Orion MPCV was announced by NASA on May 24, 2011, but its design was actually based on the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle from the cancelled Constellation program.
The MPCV will have a pressurized volume of 690 cubic feet (20 cubic meters), with 316 cubic feet (9 cubic m) of habitable space, according to an official description.
Stephens has served as the Buffalo MPCV System Acquisition Manager assigned to PM Assured Mobility Systems since June 2005.
The current fleet includes the Husky Vehicle-Mounted Mine-Detection (VMMD) System, the Buffalo[R] Mine Protected Clearance Vehicle (MPCV), the Panther Medium
The MPCV will be used for deep space missions that could last up to six months and the first manned flight is expected to happen by 2021.
APL will be responsible for software lifecycle development, integration and test support for Orion's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV).
In his first trip up to Capitol Hill with the $17.7 billion request, Administrator Charles Bolden ran into unusually sharp questioning from a strategically placed Republican senator, who says the agency was Ofudging the futureO by shifting funds from the Orion multipurpose crew vehicle (MPCV) and its Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket to the commercial crew development (CCDev) account.
Our materiel team is tracking more than 100 systems, and the current commandant's top 10 priority systems are as follows: Joint Assault Bridge (JAB), High-Mobility Engineer Excavator (HMEE), Medium Mine-Protected Vehicle (MMPV), Mine-Protected Clearance Vehicle (MPCV), Vehicle-Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD), Digital Topographic Support System (DTSS), 2.5 cubic yard Loader, Special Construction Equipment, 4-5 cubic yard Loader, and the Ribbon Bridge Transporter.
Another hybrid system, although operating at shorter range, is the MBDA Multi Purpose Combat Vehicle (MPCV).