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Chenowth 4x2

Fast Attack Vehicle (FAV)



Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1988
Manufactured by: Chenowth Racing Products
Crew: 1-3
Armament: Weapons used include, MK-19 40mm Grenade Launcher, .50 cal. HMG (Forward), M-60 .30 cal machine gun (backward). Also, two (AT-4) or M3 Carl Gustav Anti-Tank weapons can be carried.
Engine: Volkswagen 2000cc 4 Cylinder Gasoline Engine
Miscellaneous: Also called Desert Patrol Vehicle (DPV) or Light Strike Vehicle (LSV).  Weapon packages differ based upon the mission and crew preferences.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
Above Photo of the Chenowth FAV David Haugh - Content Editor
FAV Photos (Ft. Lewis, Washington USA) Mark Aldrich - IPMS/USA Tacoma Green Dragons (Washington)
FAV Photos Mark Aldrich
FAV Photos (Taken at Kenosha Military Museum - Wisconsin, USA) (2005) Patrick Keenan - Editor
FAV Photos (Taken at the Russell Military Museum - Zion, Illinois USA) (2010) Patrick Keenan - Editor
FAV Photos Ian Young - UK

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
FAV Photos Silicon Valley (CA) Scale Modelers (IPMS-USA) Website


Reference Author

"Fast Attack Vehicle" (October 2009 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Ian Young
Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan & Iraq (New Vanguard #179)- Osprey Publishing

Book Review by Patrick Keenan (via Armor Modeling & Preservation Society Website)
Leigh Neville
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon
US Military Wheeled Vehicles (Concord Publications) Michael Green and Greg Stewart

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Delta Force FAV Model Kit (82406) Hobby Boss 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic; Announced in 2008, not released as of 2015.
Fast Attack Vehicle Model Kit 1/35 Multi-Media
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
1/16 scratchbuilt USN SEAL FAV "Dune Buggy" Build Log at IPMS/USA Borinqueneers (Puerto Rico) Website Jose Pacheco