LAV-300, a state-of-the-art 6x6 wheeled armored vehicle, reaches speeds of 65 mph (105 km/hr) and accelerates from zero to 20 mph (32 km/hr) in less than 10 seconds. The body is constructed of ballistic steel plate that defeats multiple hits by 7.62-mm ammunition. The fully amphibious LAV-300 is outfitted to customer specifications. The LAV-300 is available in a variety of configurations, including a 90-mm turreted version.
This system, produced by Textron Marine and Land Systems Division, is not used by the US military, although it is available for Foreign Military Sales.
|Crew||3 (commander, gunner, driver) +9-10 troops|
|Combat Weight||32,000 lb.|
|Hull length||21 ft|
|Width||8 ft 4 in|
|Height||6 ft 6 in|
|Ground Clearance||14 in|
|Main Armament||Cockrill Mk 3 90mm /36 cal rifled gun with 39 rounds|
|Secondary Armament||7.62mm coaxial machine gun with 400 rounds, 7.62mm anti-aircraft machine gun with 200 rounds|
|Sensors and Fire Control||8 power monocular sight and 1 power periscope for gunner, 3 vision blocks for commander|
|Armor||CADLOY ballistic steel plate, proof against 7.62mm ball ammunition (vision blocks and periscopes hardened to same level|
|Power Plant||Cummins VT-504 270-hp liquid cooled turbocharged V-8 diesel engine.|
|Suspension||6x6 wheels (6 driving wheels- 2 wheel steering front axle has solid beam
on trailing arms.
Rear axles have independent trailing arm with coil springs and 1 shock absorber
|Speed||92 mph, water 3 mph driven by wheels range 435 miles|
|Obstacle Clearance||Vertical 2 ft gradient 60%, amphibious|