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Amphibious Responder

Designed and built especially to aid First Responders during disasters and emergency situations, such as those encountered during tsunamis and other manmade and natural disasters.

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Hydra Gator

Our newest amphibious vehicle! A golf cart styled 4x4 utility vehicle perfect for off-road cruising, playing on the golf course, and more

Amphibious Responder

A first responding search and rescue vehicle designed for local, national, and global response to emergency situations worldwide

Hydra Spyder

The Hydra Spyder provides sports car performance on land and explosive power on the water


The H2OEX is an all terrain, 4 wheel drive, rugged beast both in and out of the water


The Hydra-Terra is a proven performer with successful operations around the world

Landing Craft

Shore to Shore Transporter of Equipment and Machinery Boat Only.


Creating unique and specialized amphibious vehicles is our trademark.


Three-wheel reverse trike capable of getting 90 miles per gallon. Road only.

Terra Wind

Luxurious Amphibious Motorcoach that is as comfortable on the lake as it is on the land.


Underwater with the Marineland Hydra-Terra in the Cayman Islands

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Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International, LLC

Search and Rescue Amphibious Vehicle

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Amphibious Responder

The Amphibious Responder is an Unsinkable Search & Rescue vehicle capable of safely traversing through difficult debris-filled terrain to transport rescuers directly to an accident or disaster site; providing medical assistance, relief supplies, provisions, firefighting equipment tools & equipment.
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Amphibious Responder is a ‘first responding’, rapid extraction, emergency recovery, mobile ambulatory,firefighting, 4X4, extreme, land & water, disaster relief & response vehicle. This amphibious vehicle is intended for local, national & global response to emergency disaster situations worldwide.
Deployable for any natural or manmade disasters including, but not limited to:

  • Floods
  • Fires
  • Tornados
  • Hurricanes
  • Tsunamis
  • Earthquakes
  • Mudslides
  • Hazmat
  • Oil Spills

Transportable by design, the Amphibious Responder can be driven, air lifted by helicopter, or transport plane & flown anywhere around the world. The vehicle’s modular construction means it will fit within a standard shipping container & can be trucked, shipped or flown worldwide. Unsinkable vessel due to CAMI’s Patented use of Flotation Foam, approved by the USCG, and used in all amphibious vehicles CAMI manufactures.

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CAMI is able to install nearly any brand of engine and power train. This interchangeable and modular power train system developed by John Giljam at CAMI is both Patented and has Patents Pending. The hull is able to incorporate local governmental approved engines, emission systems, and chassis standards. This makes the Amphibious Responder the world’s first fully modular amphibious power train drive system!

All of the most common service and wear replacement parts are available locally where both supplies and service technicians can quickly handle any mechanical repair condition.  This allows for the best serviceability for the chassis in the respective countries.

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The hull is formed with high tensile marine grade aluminum alloys 5083, 5086, and 6061; which are lightweight, durable, and extremely corrosion resistant. Rounded corners on the bow increase visibility to the Driver/Captain. An aluminum hull has the ability to absorb and deflect energy from rough impacts. Squared bow to push off debris as needed. Reinforced to withstand abuse and use in severe rescue operations.

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More information can be found in our Amphibious Responder Brochure


Some communities may benefit from grants that may go towards to purchase of an Amphibious Responder Search and Rescue vehicle. Go to our Grants Page for information on some community grant opportunities.

Watch the Amphibious Responder in action!