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Light Strike Vehicle (LSV) Mark 1 & 2


Country of Origin/Used by: UK
First Produced/Service Dates: 1988
Manufactured by: Longline (now Ricardo PLC.)
Crew: 1-2
Armament: Early vehicles: .50 cal HMG; Later Vehicles: Milan Anti-Tank Guided Missile System
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Miscellaneous: Later vehicles had Volkswagen Diesel Engines Fitted.  Similar to American Fast Attack Vehicle.  Among other small differences, the Mark 1 vehicles were produced in two-wheel drive confirguration and the Mark 2 LSV's were produced in 4-wheel drive.
Data Sheet Available: None Available


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LSV Mk1 Photos Taken at Army 2002 Show John Harris - Essex, UK
LSV Photos Keith Paget - Northampton, UK
LSV Mk 3 Photo from War & Peace Show - Beltring, UK Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
LSV Mk2 Photos   Ian Young - Editor of Military Machines International Magazine

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Certain Shield: The Multi-National Airmobile Divison on Exercise (Concord Publications) Michael Jerchel

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

Ian Young
Operation Granby: Desert Rats Armour & Transport in the Gulf War (Concord Publications) Bob Morrison

"SAS In The Gulf" (December 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Ian Young

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