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Gaucho Light Strike Vehicle

(LSV)

 


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Country of Origin/Used by: Argentina & Brazil
First Produced/Service Dates:

Full production for the Argentine and Brazilian armies are to start in 2006.

Manufactured by: Technological Center of the Army (Brazil) and Dirección de Investigación Desarrollo y Producción of the Army (Argentina).
Crew: 3 or 4
Armament: (1) 7.62mm LMG or (1) 12.7mm/.50 cal. HMG
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: The vehicle has characteristics similar to LSVs used by US and UK units during the Gulf War in 1991; and will complete reconnaissance, air assault, command and control, transport and evacuation missions. Air transportable the Gaucho was constructed with parts available in Brazil and Argentina, allowing for reduced development time and production costs.
Data Sheet Available: Gaucho Data Sheet (by David Haugh)

Photos

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Brazillian Gaucho LSV Photos Edson Bernardes Jr. via Sergio Menezes - Brazil
Brazillian Gaucho LSV Photos Exercito Brasileiro via David Haugh - Content Editor
Armored Gaucho LSV Photos Julio Montes -California USA

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