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LAV-AD Blazer

Country of Origin: USA


The Blazer LAV-AD (light armored vehicle-air defense) was a multi-weapon air defense system designed to complement U.S. Marine light armored infantry battalions.

The Blazer turret included two air defense weapons: the 25-mm GAU-12/U Gatling gun and a pair of quad-pack FIM-92 Stinger missile launchers. Mounted on the 8 x 8 wheeled LAV built by General Motors Diesel Division of Canada, the Blazer was designed to protect Marine battalions against air attack by using layered...

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