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Light Armored Vehicle- Air Defense (LAV-AD)


Specifications

POWER TRAIN & SUSPENSION

  • Engine 275 hp Detroit Diesel 6V53T
  • Transmission Allison MT653 (5 speeds forward - 1 reverse)
  • Transfer case (1)
  • Differentials (4) automotive, (1) water drive
  • Suspension (8) wheel independent.
  • Full time 4 wheel (rear)
  • Selective 8 wheel drive
  • Power steering
  • Power brakes
  • Selective water drive

Water drive:

  • (2) propellers
  • (4) rudders

COMMUNICATIONS:

  • AN/VRC 92-A (SINCGARS)-VHF
  • AN/GRC(V) 231-HF

ARMAMENT:

  • GAU-12/U
  • 25mm Gatling Gun
  • Stinger Missiles

Ammunition:

  • 25mm Ammunition 990 Rounds (385 Ready to Fire)
  • Stinger Missiles 16 (8 Ready to Fire)
  • Firing Rate 1800 Shots Per Minute

AIR TRANSPORTABILITY:

  • (1) C-130
  • (2) C-141
  • (5) C-5A
  • (1) CH-53E (helicopter lift)

TOWABILITY:

  • The only variants with the ability to tow are the LAV-L and LAV-R.

FIRE SUPPRESSION:

  • Halon 1301 (manual system in crew & engine compartments)

NBC SYSTEM:

  • M8A1 ventilated face mask system
  • M43A1 detector/alarm system

AMPHIBIOUS:

  • Capable of fording streams, rivers, and inland water ways with minimal preparation.

PAINT:

  • Interior sea foam green
  • CARC-exterior camouflage pattern

ATGM WIRE CUTTER:

  • (1) at driver's gunner's and commander's stations

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

24 volts positive ground

  • Waterproof
  • Radio suppressed system
  • Wiring, connectors, breakers, harnesses IAW MIL-STD's
  • MIL-STD 220amp alternator
  • (4) batteries per MS 35000 (500 amp slave receptacle)

NAVIGATION:

  • Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver (AN/PSN-11)

PERFORMANCE @ GVW

  • Maximum speed 62 mph
  • Swim speed 6 mph
  • Maximum range 410 miles
  • Minimum turn diameter 51 ft.
  • Maximum trench crossing 81 in.
  • Maximum grade 60%
  • Maximum side slope 30%

CREW:

  • Driver
  • Gunner
  • Commander



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