Cadillac Gage Commando

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LAV-100, LAV-150 Commando
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TeepLight Armored Vehicle
Place o oreegin Unitit States
Service history
In service1963-Present
Uised biSee Operators
Production history
ManufacturerCadillac Gage
VariantsSee Variants
Specifications
Wecht9,888 kilograms (21,799 lb)
Lenth5.69 metres (18.7 ft)
Weenth2.26 metres (7 ft 5 in)
Hicht2.54 metres (8 ft 4 in) turret roof, 1.98 metres (6 ft 6 in) hull top
Crew3+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
IngineV-504 V8 turbocharged diesel engine
202 bhp
Pouer/wecht18.75 bhp/ton
Suspension4x4
Operational
range
643 kilometres (400 mi)
Speed100 kilometres per hour (62 mph) road, 5 kilometres per hour (3.1 mph) water

The Cadillac Gage Commando is a 4x4 amphibious armored caur biggit bi the American firm Cadillac Gage, a predecessor o Textron Marine & Land Systems. The vehicle haes been ootfittit for mony roles, includin armored personnel carrier, ambulance, fire apparatus, anti-tank vehicle, an mortar carrier. Thay 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 grund 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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