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LVTP5A1 Landing Vehicle, Tracked

The Vietnam era LVTP5A1 Landing Vehicle, Tracked was deployed in a variety of models, including the LVTC5 (Command, Model 5), LVTE1 (Engineer, Model 1), LVTH6 (Howitzer, Model 6), and LVTR1 (Recovery, Model 1). The LVTP7, which entered the Marine Corps inventory in the early 1970s, was a quantum improvement over the short-ranged LVTP5.

Specifications

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LVTP5A1
Main Armament (caliber, model) 7.62-mm MG
ammunition type Ball SLAP
stabilized No
elevation/traverse (degrees) -15/+60 360
basic load 2000 rds
vehicle characteristics  
night sights none
speed, road/off-road (kph) 48.3/
range, road/off-road (km) 306/
grade x side slope (degrees) 70(%) /60(%)
ground clearance (mm) .46
fording (m) Swim
armor, hull/turret (mm) 6-16
weight (mt) 37.42 (combat)
dimensions (LxWxH m) 9.04x3.57x2.92
NBC protection No
crew 3+ 25(- 45)


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