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LAV/V-300 6x6

Armored Fighting Vehicle



Country of Origin/Used by: Philippines, Kuwait and Panama
First Produced/Service Dates: 1982
Manufactured by: Cadillac Gage (Later Textron Marine and Land Systems)
Crew: 3+9
Armament: Different Turrets can be fitted including: one with the 90mm Cockerill Cannon and 7.62mm Co-Axial Machine Gun; another with a 12.7mm Heavy MG and 7.62mm MG; and one with dual 7.62mm MG's.  Some of the vehicles also have a 7.62mm MG for air-defense. 
Engine: (8) Cylinder Turbo-Charged Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Initially this vehicle was called the V-300, but later changed to LAV-300. 
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
LAV-300 AFV Photos (Philippine Marine Corps) Jaizon Allas - IPMS- Philippines Bert Anido
LAV-300 AFV Photos (Philippine Marine Corps) "Blackhand" - Philippines

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
LAV-300 Information & Photos Army Guide.Com Website
LAV-300 Information & Photos Federation of American Scientists Website
LAV-300 Information & Photos Global Security.Com Website


Reference Author
Armored Car: A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.P. Hunnicutt
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher F. Foss

"Philippine Marines" (June 2010 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Franz Tinio-Lopez

Hobby Modeling

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Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
V-300 AFV Model Photos (1/35 Scratchbuilt) Jess Santos via Frank Lopez