Marines are known for being adaptable, versatile and reliable. With numerous variants and a proven track record on the battlefield, the LAV-25 has also earned this reputation. Marine Light Armored Vehicles combine speed, maneuverability and firepower to perform a variety of functions, including security, command and control, reconnaissance and assault. Able to operate on land and in water, carry communications equipment and provide a weapons platform, the LAV isn't just part of a combined arms force—it is one.
- Can drive in 4- or 8-wheel drive
- Can reach speeds of 62.5 mph on land
- Powerful diesel fuel engine
- 360-degree traversing turret
- Armed with 25mm cannon and two M240 machine guns
- Operated by a crew of three Marines
- Includes two 4-barrel smoke grenade launchers
Just a few of the enlisted LAV roles include:
- LAV Repairer/Technician
- LAV Crewman
View a list of roles in the Marine Corps.