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LAV III Light Armoured Vehicle

Wheels 8 x 8 drive
Entered service 1999
Number in service 651
Variants
  • 313 LAV Infantry Section Carriers
  • 181 LAV Command Post variants
  • 33 LAV TOW Under Armour (TUA) variants
    (Turret equipped with 2 TOW launchers)
  • 47 LAV Forward Observation Officer (FOO) variants
  • 44 LAV Engineer variants
  • 33 Multi-Mission Effects Vehicle (MMEV)
  • Mission Role VariantsA family concept including many mission role variants
  • Infantry Carrier
  • Commander's Vehicle
  • Anti-tank Guided Missile Vehicle
  • Reconnaissance
  • Mortar Carrier - 120 mm
  • Mortar Carrier - 81 mm
  • Fire Support Vehicle
  • Engineer Squad
  • Recovery
  • Medical Evacuation
  • Medical Treatment
  • NBC Reconnaissance
  • Mobile Gun System
  • Self Propelled Howitzer
  • Size/Weight
    Length: 7188 mm 283 in.
    Width: 2616 mm 103 in.
    Height: 2616 mm 103 in.
    Curb weight 14,243 kg 31,400 lbs
    Combat weight GVW: 17,237 kg 38,000 lbs
    Performance @ GVW
    Governed speed: 100 kph 62 mph
    Maximum range: 502 km 312 miles
    Minimum turn diameter: 17 m 55.8 ft.
    Maximum trench crossing: 2 m 6.5 ft.
    Maximum grade: 60%
    Maximum side slope: 30%
    Power Train & Suspension
    Engine: 350 hp
    Transmission: 6 speeds forward 1 reverse
    Transfer case: 2 speed
    Differentials: 4 automotive
    Tires: 1200 R20 CTIS (option)
    Suspension: 8 wheel independent - pneumatic, with optional height management system
    Air Transportability C-130
    C-141
    C-5A
    C-17
    Fire Suppression
  • Halon 1301
  • AFES crew & engine compartments automatically activated
  • Climate Control SystemAir Conditioning/Heater
    Personnel 10 total
    1 driver
    1 vehicle commander
    1 gunner
    7 troops
    Paint Interior: CARC white
    Exterior: CARC (green camouflage pattern) (option)
    Armament
    Primary: M242 25mm chain gun linked with Thermal Imaging Sight
    Secondary: M240 7.62mm machine gun mounted coaxially to the main gun
    Supplementary:M249 5.56mm or M240 7.62mm machine gun (pintle mounted)
    Ancillary: (2) 76mm Smoke and Fragmentation Grenade Launchers
    (Clusters of 4 launchers each)
    Ammunition
    Ready: (8) 76mm Smoke Grenades
    440 rounds 7.62mm
    210 rounds 25mm
    On Vehicle Equipment
  • GIDIII (option)
  • RADIAC Detector (option)
  • CSAM System (option)
  • ATGM Wire Cutter 1 driver
    1 turret
    EquipmentSelf-recovery Hydraulic Winch
    Vision
    Driver:
  • (3) M-17 periscopes
  • (1) DVA (thermal) (option) (fit to receive DVE)
  • Vehicle Commander:
  • (7) M-27 periscopes
  • Sight with Thermal Display
  • (1) GEN III Image Intensification Sight
  • Gunner:
  • (1) M-27 periscope
  • Thermal Imager
  • (1) Through Sight ELITE II Laser Range Finder Communication & Land Navigation Equipment
  • Radios provisioned per customer requirements




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