|Manufacturer:||General Dynamics Land Systems - GDLS - Canada|
|Product type:||Armoured Vehicles|
The LAV-AT is an all-terrain, all-weather vehicle with night capabilities. It is air transportable via C-130, C-141, C-5 and CH-53 E. This vehicle provides mobile, armored, accurate and destructive fire from defiled positions against heavy armored target and fixed fortifications.
With its mobility, it can keep pace with it's applicable assigned military unit to provide highly mobile, protected anti-armor fire support to light infantry and reconnaissance forces, and to provide a capability to defeat heavy, armored targets at long ranges.
The vehicle can be used in both the defensive and offensive roles. Its primary weapon station is the Emerson 901A1 twin TOW launcher mounted on top of the hull above the third wheel. Secondary armament consists of a M240E 7.62mm or a M2HB 12.7mm machine gun on a pintle and two four-barrelled M257 smoke dischargers. The vehicle also carries a ground mount for the TOW and a hand-held laser rangefinder. The vehicle has a crew of four consisting of the driver, commander, gunner, and loader.
When combat loaded there are 2 ready and 14 stowed TOW II ATGMs as well as 200 ready rounds and 800 stowed rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. There are 8 ready rounds and 8 stowed rounds of smoke grenades. The missiles can be loaded under armor. The vehicle can be made fully amphibious within 3 minutes.