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IVECO "Panther"/ "Lince"

Multi-Role Light Vehicle (MLV)


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Belgium (MPPV), Great Britain (Panther MLV), Italy (LMV), 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 the AEI overhead Weapon station
Engine: 4-Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Also referred to as the Light Multi-Role Vehicle (LMV), Command and Liaison Vehicle (CLV) in British Service and as the VTLM "Lince" (Lynx) in Italian service.
Data Sheet Available:   None

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Panther CLV Photos Clive Elliott - Salisbury, UK
Panther CLV Photos John Tapsell - UK
Panther CLV Photos Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
Panther CLV Photos UK Ministry of Defence (Crown Copyright)
Panther CLV Photos Ian Young - Great Britain
IVECO MPPV Photos (Belgium) Ron Bollen - Belgium
IVECO MPPV Photos (Belgium) William Testaert - Brussels, Belgium
IVECO VTLM "Lince" Photos (Italy) Rob van Kan - Rende, Italy
  MLV "WMIK" Variant (not in production?) Ian Young

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Panther MLV Information and Photos Army Technology Website
Panther MLV Information and Photos Defense Update Website

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
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.
IVECO "Panther" MLV (MKF3032)

MK Models 1/35 Multi-media.
IVECO "Panther" CLV (MKF3034)

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.
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

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider