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General information[edit | edit source]
The LAV 6.0 is a heavily upgraded variant of the LAV III (Kodiak) ordered by the Canadian Government in stages from 2011 to 2017. The LAV III was beginning to show its age after a decade and a half of service, and it was determined that an upgrade program for the existing fleet was cheaper than purchasing a new vehicle entirely. General Dynamics Land - Canada were awarded the contract and by December 2019 they had upgraded 616 vehicles to the LAV 6 configuration. The upgrade program included a more powerful engine, increased armour protection, new steering and brake hydraulics, larger crew hatches, higher ground clearance. a double-V shaped hull for mines and IEDs, improved fire control and optics for the main gun, and a complete overhaul of the internal data displays. The final result was a vehicle that weighed in 17,000 lbs heavier than the original LAV III, and had increased armour protection across the board.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
The LAV 6.0 is available to the Canadian Army.
|Main Armament||M242 Bushmaster||25 mm||M919 Armor-Piercing Sabot|
|MK210 High Explosive Incendiary|
|Secondary Armament||M240C||7.62 mm|
|Countermeasure||Smoke Launcher||40 mm|
- Standard crew of 3. Driver, gunner, commander. 7 passengers can be carried in the back.
- The commander has access to a periscope that features hunter-killer functionality, granting the commander the ability to focus the gunner's cannon on a target. The commander's periscope features two zoom levels.
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