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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 Erik Hendriks - Sittard, Netherlands
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
Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces (Osprey Publishing) Mark Galeotti
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)  
   "On Sale" (April 2021 Issue of Classic Military Vehicle Magazine) Craig Allen

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 Spare Wheel & Bracket (350206)

Replikant Technologies

1/35

Resin

LMV Lince Sagged Wheel Set (768)

Royal Model

1/35

Resin

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider