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Light Armored Vehicle - Logistics (LAV-L)


Statistics

First Produced/Service Dates: 1986 to Present
Crew: 3
Armament: Commander: M240B 7.62mm Machine Gun
Miscellaenous Info: The LAV L is the Logistics vehicle in the United States Marine Corps family of Light Armored Vehicles (LAV) and was one of the initial six (6) variants procured.  The LAV-L fits the role of an armored supply and cargo vehicle that can successfully and safely support forward combat elements.  The payload of the LAV-L is 4,000 lbs of cargo plus 1,440 lbs of ammunition and is fitted with a hand-chain hoist (1-ton capacity) to help load and unload contents. The LAV-L is often confused with the similar LAV-C2 as both are equipped with a raised superstructure.  However, among other differences the LAV-L is a bit shorter and has a different roof hatch arrangement.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
LAV-L Photos United States Department of Defense
    LAV-L Photos (and Above) United States Marine Corps
  LAV-L Photo United States Navy

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
LAV-L Information and Photos Federation of American Scientists
LAV-L Information and Photos Global Security.Com

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information

LAV-L Model Kit (72404)

Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic.
       
Aftermarket Item Manufacturer Scale Other Information
For products useable with all LAV variants, see the LAV Family Series Index      

Model Photos

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