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Light Armored Vehicle

LAV-25


Statistics

First Produced/Service Dates: 1983 to Present
Crew: 3+6 Troops
Armament: Turret: M242 25mm Bushmaster Cannon; Co-Axial: M240 7.62mm Machine Gun; Tertiary: M240B 7.62mm MG.
Miscellaenous Info: The LAV 25 is the armored personnel carrier/armed reconnaissance variant in the United States Marine Corps family of Light Armored Vehicles (LAV). It was the primary version envisioned by the LAV program and one of the initial six (6) variants procured. Similar non-US LAV variants are the Australian ASLAV-25 and Canadian Coyote.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
XM-1047 Prototype Photos US Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
    LAV 25 Photos Anthony Basso (USMC) - North Carolina, USA
LAV 25 Photo United States Department of Defense
LAV 25 Photos United States Marine Corps
    LAV 25 Photos United States Navy
  LAV 25 Turret Sales Brochure (Delco Electronics) Dave Haugh

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
LAV-25 Information and Photos Federation of American Scientists Website
LAV-25 Information and Photos Global Security.Org
LAV-25 Information and Photos Military Today.Com Website
LAV-25 Photos by Arrin Holt Prime Portal Website
LAV-25 Photos by Don Busack Prime Portal Website
LAV-25 Photos by Jeff Derosa Prime Portal Website
LAV-25's In OIF Photos by Jason Taylor Prime Portal Website
LAV-25 Detail Photos by Jason Taylor Prime Portal Website
LAV-25 Turret Photos by Jason Taylor Prime Portal Website
LAV-25 SLEP Tire Hub Detail Photos by Jason Taylor Prime Portal Website

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
LAV-25 Model Kit (72401) Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic.
LAV-25 Piranha Model Kit (5033) ESCI/ERTL 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.; Based on the Italeri kit
LAV-25 USMC Piranha Model Kit (259) Italeri 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic. Older Kit
LAV-25 (US)MC Model Kit (3054) Revell of Germany 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.; Based on the Italeri kit
LAV-25 (U.S.) Model Kit (349) Trumpeter 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
LAV-25 (USMC) Model Kit (7268) Trumpeter 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic.
LAV-25 (SLEP) Model Kit (1513) Trumpeter 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
LAV-25A2 Model Kit (1521) Trumpeter 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
       
Aftermarket Item Manufacturer Scale Other Information
For products useable with all LAV variants, see the LAV Family Series Index      
USMC LAV A2 Accessory set (T35038) Black Dog 1/35 Resin; For Trumpeter Kit
USMC LAV-25 Iraq War Accessory Set (T72001) Black Dog 1/72 Resin; For Trumpeter Kit
LAV-25 Detail Set (35367)  Eduard  1/35 Photo Etched Brass; For Italeri Kit
LAV-25 (US)MC Detail Set (35485)  Eduard  1/35 Photo Etched Brass; For Revell of Germany? Kit
LAV-25 Zoom Detail Set (TP017)  Eduard  1/35 Photo Etched Brass; For Italeri Kit
LAV-25 Detail Set (35859)  Eduard  1/35 Photo Etched Brass; For Trumpeter Kit
USMC LAV-25 In OIF and Aussie ASLAV LAV-25 In Operation Catalyst 2003 Decal Set (T35011) Echelon Fine Details 1/35 Decal Set
USMC LAV-25 SLEP Basic Detail Set (35-105) ET Model 1/35 Multi-Media Set; For Trumpeter Kit 1513
M242 25mm Bushmaster Cannon Barrel (PX3525) Phoenix Models 1/35 Turned Barrel.
M242 25mm Bushmaster Cannon Barrel (35B15) RB Model 1/35 Turned Barrel.
LAV-25 Detail Set (PE35078)

Voyager Models

1/35

Mutli-Media Set. For Trumpeter Kit 349

USMC LAV-25 SLEP (Service Life Extension Program) Detail Set (PE35402)

Voyager Models

1/35

Mutli-Media Set. For Trumpeter Kit 01513

USMC LAV-25A2 Detail Set (PE35405)

Voyager Models

1/35

Mutli-Media Set. For Trumpeter Kit 1521

US LAV-25 Turret Weapon Set (VBS0162) Voyager Models 1/35 Multi-Media.
USMC LAV-25 Turret Blast Shield (PEA249)

Voyager Models

1/35

Multi-Media Set; For Trumpeter Kits

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
   

 

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