Army Colombia has selected LAV III 8x8 armoured vehicle for its mechanized infantry units 2912123
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Defence News - Colombia
|Saturday, December 29, 2012, 11:27 AM|
|Army of Colombia has selected the LAV III 8x8 armoured vehicle for its mechanized infantry units.|
Colombia's government has closed negotiations for the purchase of a new 8x8 APC (Armoured Pesonnel Carrier) for Mechanized Infantry Units of Colombian Army. It's the vehicle LAV III of the Company General Dynamics Land Systems that has been selected after several tests carried out last January in Colombia.
LAV III APC 8x8 armoured personnel carrier of General Dynamics Land Systems during trial tests in Colombia. (Credit photo Erich Saumeth Cadavid)
The process has ended this Thursday, December 27, 2012, with the selection of the LAV III, for an unconfirmed total of 40 vehicles. A number of this vehicles will be equipped with a remote weapon station Samson RWS from the Israeli Company Rafael that can be armed with Browning M-2HB-QCB 12.7mm machine gun or a 25 or 30mm cannon.