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Lince/Lynx/Panther

Multi-Role Light Vehicle (MLV)


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Austria (Husar), Belgium (Lynx), Czech Republic, Great Britain (Panther), Italy (Lince), Russia (Rys), Spain and a few other countries.
First Produced/Service Dates: 2001
Manufactured by: IVECO Defense Vehicles Division (Italy)
Crew: 1+4
Armament: (1) 7.62mm or 12.7mm HMG and can be fitted with a number of Remote Weapon Systems (RWS)
Engine: 4-Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Also referred to as the Light Multi-Role Vehicle (LMV), the VTLM "Lince" (Lynx) in Italian service, the Command and Liaison Vehicle (CLV) in British Service and the Lynx Multi-Purpose Protected Vehicle (MPPV) in Belgian Service.
Data Sheet Available:   None

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Austrian Husar Geschütztes Mehrzweckfahrzeug (Light Multi-Role Vehicle) Photos Anonymous
      Austrian Husar Geschütztes Mehrzweckfahrzeug (Light Multi-Role Vehicle) Photos Austrian Bundesheer
Belgian Lynx MPPV Photos  Belgian Ministry of Defence
Belgian Lynx MPPV Photos Ron Bollen - Belgium
Belgian Lynx MPPV Photos William Testaert - Brussels, Belgium
British Panther CLV Photos Clive Elliott - Salisbury, UK
British Panther CLV Photos John Tapsell - UK
British Panther CLV Photos Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
British Panther CLV Photos UK Ministry of Defence (Crown Copyright)
British Panther CLV Photos Ian Young - Great Britain
Italian Lince VTLM Photos Rob van Kan - Rende, Italy
Russian Rys Light Multi-Role Vehicle Photos Vitaly Kuzmin - Moscow, Russia
  British MLV "WMIK" Variant (not in production?) Ian Young

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Husar Light Multi-Role Vehicle Information & Photos Austrian Bundesheer
Panther MLV Information & Photos Army Technology
Protected Patrol Vehicles Information & Photos The British Army

Printed/Multi-Media

Reference Author
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
IVECO LMV Light Armored Vehicle (Photo Reference CD's for Modellers PS-CD13). PanzerShop
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher Foss
LMV Lince In Detail (G054) (Wings & Wheels Publications)  

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
STS Rys Model Kit (72184) Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic.
LMV M-65 Lince Model Kit (72443) Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic.
IVECO LMV Lince Model Kit (72201) Armada Hobby 1/72 Multi-Media.
IVECO Panther Model Kit (72202) Armada Hobby 1/72 Multi-Media.
IVECO Med Evac Model Kit (72203) Armada Hobby 1/72 Multi-Media.
Light Multi-Role Vehicle Model Kit (72051) GB Modelli 1/72 Resin
IVECO "Lince" VTLM Model Kit (6504) Italeri 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
IVECO "Lince" LMV- United Nations Model Kit (6535) Italeri 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
IVECO LMV Model Kit (MKF3025) MK Models 1/35 Multi-media.
IVECO LMV with M151 Remote Weapon System Model Kit (MKF3030)
MK Models 1/35 Multi-media. British Vehicle.
IVECO "Panther" MLV (MKF3032)
MK Models 1/35 Multi-media. British Vehicle.
IVECO "Panther" CLV (MKF3034)
MK Models 1/35 Multi-media.
IVECO LMV "MedEvac" (MKF3037)
MK Models 1/35 Multi-media.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Lince LMV Wheel Set (35402) Azimut Productions 1/35 Resin. For the Italeri Model Kit.
Italian 'Lince' XML Sagged Wheel Set (DW35092) DEF Model 1/35 Resin. For the Italeri Model Kit.

"LMV Lince in Spain" Decal Set (FCM35214)

FC Modeltips 1/35 Decals.
IVECO Lince Wheel Set GB Modelli 1/72 Resin
Spanish Army/Guardia Civil IVECO LMV Lince Photo-Etched Update/Detail Set Javier Villarroya del Real (Spain) 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass; For the Italeri Model Kit. To purchase, you can contact Javier directly at fjvillarroya@yahoo.com .

IVECO SOG Conversion(F3056)

MK Models

1/35

Resin and Photo-Etched Brass; For the Italeri Model Kit

LMV Lince Sagged XML Wheel Set (350205)

Replikant Technologies

1/35

Resin

LMV Lince Sagged Wheel Set (768)

Royal Model

1/35

Resin

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider