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Light Armored Vehicle-Assault Gun (LAV-AG)

A Foreign Military Sale is being developed for the Light Armored Vehicle-Assault Gun (LAV-AG). The main armament of the LAV-AG will be a 90mm cannon, providing direct fire, and kinetic energy and chemical energy capabilities to the light forces. This development is being done by foreign companies. The US Government has been contracted to evaluate the performance and safety of the entire system. CCAC is evaluating the performance and safety of the 90mm ammunition.

Specifications

Crew Three:


  • Driver
  • Gunner
  • Commander

Dimensions:


  • Combat Weight - 32,000 lb
  • Length - 275 inches
  • Height - 110 inches
  • Width - 102 inches
Armament:
  • Prime Weapon: MK8-90mm Main Gun
  • Self Defense: M240 7.62mm Coaxial Machine Gun
  • Ancillary Weapon: M2-50 cal Pintle Machine Gun
  • Ancillary Weapon: Two M257 Smoke Grenade Launchers
  • Ammunition (Ready): 20 rounds 90mm
  • Ammunition (Ready): 200 rounds M240
  • Ammunition (Ready): 100 rounds .50 cal
  • Ammunition (Ready): 8 L8A1 Smoke Grenades
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 20 rounds 90mm
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 400 rounds M240
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 500 rounds .50 cal
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 8 L8A1 Smoke Grenades


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