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LAV Generation III (LAV GEN III)

The Foreign Military Sales LAV Generation III (LAV GEN III) chassis contains significant design enhancements and an increased weight carrying capacity. The GEN III configurations are newly designed LAVs from ground up. The chassis is longer and wider than the baseline vehicle. Higher capacity Power Pack, Driveline and Suspension have been introduced to provide more load carrying capacity.

Specifications

Crew - Eleven:
  • Driver
  • Vehicle Commander
  • Gunner
  • Eight Troops

Dimensions:

  • Combat Weight - 36,000 lb
  • Length - 273 inches
  • Height - over Hull 77 inches
  • Width - 105 inches
Armament:
  • Armament Primary: M242 25mm chain gun with TIS
  • Secondary: C6 7.62mm machine gun mounted coaxially to the main gun
  • Supplementary: C9 5.56mm machine gun pintle mounted
  • Ancillary Weapon: Two 76mm Smoke and Fragmentation Grenade Launchers
  • Ammunition (Ready): 210 rounds 25mm
  • Ammunition (Ready): 440 rounds 7.62mm
  • Ammunition (Ready): 8 Smoke Grenades 76mm
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 210 rounds 25mm
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 1320 rounds 7.62mm
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 3200 rounds 5.56mm
  • Ammunition (Stowed): 8 Smoke Grenades 76mm


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