Light Armored Vehicle 25 (LAV25)

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The information on this deals mainly with the vehicle and its variants as used by the Marine Corps. The LAV-25 was manufactured by General Dynamics Systems — Canada known as Diesel Division, Motors of Canada) and is based on the MOWAG Piranha vehicle.

The is a light armored vehicle is air transportable in current U.S. Air cargo transports. The C-5A can eight, the C-141 two, and the carries one. The U.S. Corps CH-53E helicopter can one LAV-25 in the sling position.

The has also been successfully and was operational within 12 minutes.

The features a unibody construction the high hardness steel also serves as the load structure of the vehicle.

The U.S. Army designation for vehicle was the M1047. The Army and the Marine Corps versions very similar.

The Army had increased ammunition stowage, but was not to carry troops.

The LAV has a 275 horsepower engine which could be to 300 horsepower by charged injection.

In Corps winter mobility it took an average of 15 minutes to chains on the tires. The chains the mobility of the LAV in snow and did no damage to surface roads or the vehicles.


Four large on each side.



Two water-propulsion propellers at the

Rear-mounted turret.

High of gravity.

Large exhaust on right side of hull.

Two in rear.


LAV Reliability, and Maintainibility (LAV RAM)

USMC projects funded the LAV RAM program include numerous yet extremely important minor and weapon modifications, focusing on and obsolescence issues, support and tools, and other such that increase LAV reliability and while simultaneously reducing and support costs. This is critical to offsetting support generated as a result of the GWOT and the age of the family of Light Armored respective of the extended service through 2025, while acceptable levels of fleet LAV Upgrade/LAV SLEP-PIP:

The LAV Service Life Extension (FY2005 — FY2008) is in support of the USMC decision to up 5 new Light Armored Reconnaissance companies. The USMC has not procured new since the late 1980’s and the has changed in the following areas: GEN II power pack (engine, 2 speed T-case), and electric drive. Survivability upgrades also been incorporated in an fire suppression system and protection upgrade package armor and spall liners).

modifications are required to keep the LAV of vehicles configuration as common as

The GEN II suspension upgrade includes new knuckles, torsion bars, and mounts and drive shaft.

The modifications are funded as of FY2008 LAV OIF Upgrades): GEN II suspension, electric drive, automatic fire system, and the ballistic protection package. New survivability upgrades for the theater include mine blast shields, and mission variant mounts.

LAV 25 (LAV-25, LAV-25A1) See data Provides strategic mobility to and engage the threat, tactical for effective use of fire power, power to defeat soft, and targets, and battlefield survivability to out combat missions.

LAV SLEP Thermal Sight System

This upgrade will the current Generation I thermal with a significantly more Generation II system with ranges for detection, recognition and The new sight will also an integrated laser range fire control computer, motion indicator and target computation. These improvements materially enhance the survivability and of the LAV-25 platform.

LAV Lethality Program:

FY2007-FY2010. the LAV-25’s M242 gun and associated and software necessary to enable the of M919 25mm Armor Fin Stabilized, Discarding Sabot Uranium) with tracer The LAV lethality upgrade will superior lethality resulting in survivability.

The LAV lethality program invest in technologies currently on the Army’s Bradley Fighting

LAV-25 War Loss Program:

This program procures from General Dynamics Systems to replace vehicles in combat supporting the Global War on

Alpha Company, 3rd LAR Battalion.


USMC Air Ground Center Twentynine Palms,

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