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Light Armored Vehicle-Command and Control (LAV-C2)

Primary function: Mobile command station providing field commanders with all necessary resources to control and coordinate light armored units in all assigned roles.
Length: 253.5 inches (6.44 meters)
Height: 110.0 inches (2.79 meters)
Width: 98.4 inches (2.5 meters)
Weight: 24,840 pounds (11,277 kilograms)
Combat Weight: 27,060 pounds (12,285 kilograms)
Range: 410 miles (660.1 kilograms)
Speed: 62 mph (99.2 km/hr)
Swim speed: 6 mph (9.6 km/hr)
Crew: 7--driver, vehicle commander, 2 radio operators, 2 staff members, and battalion commander
Armament: M240E1 7.62mm machine gun
Communication equipment: 2 SINCGARS AN/VRC 92 radios
1 VHF/UHF AN/VRC-83(V)2 radio
1 UHF position location reporting system
1 HF AN/GRC-213 radio
1 VHF AN/PRC-68 radio (stowed)
Unit Replacement Cost: $650,000

Features: The LAV-C2 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 200 ready rounds and 800 stowed rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. There are 8 ready rounds and 8 stowed rounds of smoke grenades. The vehicle can be made fully amphibious within 3 minutes.

Inventory: 50

Date last modified: 12/14/95

Last Modified on June 17, 1999