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Light Armored Vehicle-Anti-Tank (LAV-AT)

Primary function: Provide highly mobile, protected anti-armor fire support to light infantry and reconnaissance forces; provide capability to defeat heavy, armored targets at long ranges.
Length: 251.6 inches (6.39 meters)
Height: 123.0 inches (reducible to 106 inches) (3.12 meters)
Width: 98.4 inches (turret facing forward) (2.5 meters)
Weight: 24,850 pounds (11,281.9 kilograms)
Combat Weight: 27,650 pounds (12,533.1 kilograms)
Range: 410 miles (660.1 kilometers)
Speed: 62 mph (99.2 km/hr)
Swim speed: 6 mph (9.6 km/hr)
Crew: Driver, gunner, loader and commander
Armament: M901A1 TOW II ATGM, and M240E1 7.62 machine gun
Unit Replacement Cost: $1,252,000

Features: The LAV-AT is an all-terrain, all-weather vehicle with night capabilities. It is air transportable via C-130, C-141, C-5 and CH-53 E. When combat loaded there are 2 ready and 14 stowed TOW II ATGMs as well as 200 ready rounds and 800 stowed rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. There are 8 ready rounds and 8 stowed rounds of smoke grenades. The missiles can be loaded under armor. The vehicle can be made fully amphibious within 3 minutes.

Inventory: 95

Date last modified: 12/14/95

Last Modified on June 17, 1999