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CANSEC 2017: New LAV 6.0 variants unveiled

7th June 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Ian Keddie in Ottawa


General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-C) showcased two new variants of the LAV 6.0 APC at CANSEC 2017 in Ottawa.  

Unveiling the combat support vehicle - ambulance (CSV-A) and the combat support vehicle - maintenance and recovery (CSV-MR) variants, GLDS-C is anticipating the specific requirements set out in Canada’s Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (ACSV) contract.

The ACSV will begin its analysis phase next year with a decision on the programme, worth up to CAD1.5 billion, by 2023.

Speaking to Shephard, GDLS-C corporate affairs manager Doug Wilson-Hodge explained that, whilst the company showcased a modular LAV 6.0 ambulance in 2016,

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Ian Keddie


Ian Keddie

Ian Keddie is a Shephard correspondent based in Toronto, Canada.

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