Cadillac Gage Commando

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LAV-100, LAV-150 Commando
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Teep Light Armored Vehicle
Place o oreegin  Unitit States
Service history
In service 1963-Present
Uised bi See Operators
Production history
Manufacturer Cadillac Gage
Variants See Variants
Specifications
Wecht 9,888 kilograms (21,799 lb)
Lenth 5.69 metres (18.7 ft)
Weenth 2.26 metres (7 ft 5 in)
Hicht 2.54 metres (8 ft 4 in) turret roof, 1.98 metres (6 ft 6 in) hull top
Crew 3+2

Airmour .25 inch Cadaloy alloy steel
Main
airmament
1x Cockerill Mk3 90 mm gun, 1 x 20 mm, 1 x 7.62 mm Machinegun
Seicontar
airmament
2x6 40 mm Smoke Dischargers
Ingine V-504 V8 turbocharged diesel engine
202 bhp
Pouer/wecht 18.75 bhp/ton
Suspension 4x4
Operational
range
643 kilometres (400 mi)
Speed 100 kilometres per hour (62 mph) road, 5 kilometres per hour (3.1 mph) water

The Cadillac Gage Commando is a 4x4 amphibious armored caur built bi the American firm Cadillac Gage, a predecessor o Textron Marine & Land Systems. The vehicle haes been ootfittit for mony roles, including armored personnel carrier, ambulance, fire apparatus, anti-tank vehicle, an mortar carrier. They saw service in the Vietnam war whaur it became kent as the Duck, or the V. It wis an aw suppleed tae mony US allies, includin Lebanon an Saudi Arabie which uised them in the first major ground engagement o the 1991 Gulf War. Nae langer producit, a modren derivative is the M1117 Armored Security Vehicle which wis developit as tougher alternative tae up-armored Humvees.

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