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LAV-25 (8 x 8) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Canada, USA


Based on the Swiss MOWAG Piranha, the 8 x 8 wheel LAV-25 was developed initially for both the U.S. Army and Marine Corps to use as an air-portable APC and reconnaissance vehicle. It has been built in a number of different versions.

The LAV-25 has sloping hull sides and a severely sloped glacis. The four wheels on each side have no skirts or fenders. The driver sits at the front left of the hull with the engine to his right. The troop compartment is at the rear of the hull, with...

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