Australia Upgrading its ASLAV APCsJun 01, 2010 17:52 UTC
The ASLAV is a variant of General Dynamics Land Systems’ LAV-II/LAV-25 wheeled armored vehicles, which are in use by the US Marines, Canadian military and other customers. GD MOWAG markets a similar vehicle as the Piranha I/II. The first batch were bought in 1992 from GDLS Canada, and a total of 257 vehicles were eventually purchased in 7 variants: Reconnaissance, Ambulance, APC, Command, Fitter/Maintenance, Support, and Armored recovery. The type has served in many theaters abroad, including Iraq and Afghanistan.
On June 1/10, the Australian government has gave 2nd pass approval to upgrade many of the ADF’s Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAV), under project LAND 112 Phase 4…
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