Designation:

LAV-A2

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Manufacturer: General Dynamics Land Systems - GDLS  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Wheeled armoured personnel carrier  

Variants:

  • armored personnel (LAV-PC)

  • anti-tank (LAV-AT)

  • command & control (LAV-C2)

  • logistics (LAV-L)

  • and mortar (presumably LAV-EFSS)

These are improved variants of the the LAV Gen II models used by the Marines et. al. since the 1980s, rather than LAV IIIs which are called Strykers in the USA. These eight-wheeled amphibious armored vehicles are equipped with an improved suspension, fitted for enhanced armor protection and feature an automatic fire suppression system for crew protection. Power is provided by a Detroit Diesel 6V53T diesel engine developing 275 horsepower, coupled to an Allison MT653, 6 speed (5 forward, 1 reverse) automatic transmission. The four rear wheels drive the vehicle on a full-time basis, but eight-wheel drive is selectable.

Specifications:
Property Value
Number of wheels
8
Number of drive wheels
8
Engine power output (h.p.)
275
Number of forward gears
5
Number of reverse gears
1


Has folowing part:
Total Amount
6V53T (Power pack)
1
MT653 TC378 (Transmission)
1

LAV-A2 quantities:
Country Qnt
USA USA
240
Qnt:
240

Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
13
USA
$24.000.000
Jan 2013
(Oct 2014)
$1,846,154
33
USA
$42.000.000
Aug 2011
(Dec 2012)
$1,272,727
281
USA
$317.000.000
Feb 2006
(Dec 2008)
$1,128,114
Average Unit Cost:
$1,171,254

All contracts...


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