• Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
  • Gibbs Amphibians introduces the Phibian High Speed Amphitruck on the Potomac River Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Designed for multi-mission first responders and military applications, Phibian is capable of traveling in excess of 30 mph on the water and at highway speeds on land. It seamlessly makes its water-to-land transition in less than 10 seconds with the simple push of a button. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Gibbs Amphibians)
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