"Marina, Calif. July 16, 1986--NEXT JEEP?--Rick Rodriquez of Marina makes unusual sight driving an amphbious, 27,000 lb. vehicle, He and Don Nichols of Pebble Beach have been working to perfect the vehicle for 6 years, hoping it'll replace no longer used jeeps of Army & Marine Corps. The vehicle had paddles on the wheels so it'll drive in rivers, etc. and it's designed to be remote controlled to be used as a robot assault vehicle. It was designed by Shadow grand prix race car designer Victor Morris of England. They say it'll sell for about $30,000.