U.S. Army Interim Brigade Combat Team        Vehicle Size Comparison                      REAR VIEW     M113A3 Gavin      ...
SIDE-VIEW              M113A3/4 Gavin                                  LAV3Stryker              11 tons (13.5 as IAV)     ...
SIZE MATTERS!                 LAV1 and LAV312 tons                                   16-21 tons 4 x LAV1s in a C-17, only ...
LAV3STRYKER TOO HEAVY AND LARGE:                UNSAFE C-130 LOADTOO WIDE:NO SAFETYAISLE TROOPSSITTING IN FRONTOF LAV3STRY...
5 x M113A3 Gavins in a C-17!
M113 Gavins LIGHT and SAFE C-130 LoadM113A3 Gavin’s lighter 11-ton weight doesn’t exceed C-130’s16-ton payload limit nor s...
Soft Rubber-tired LAV3STRYKERs large targets like trucks                             =                                    ...
Tracked M113A3 Gavins:                        * More x-c mobile, agile, amphibious                        * Smaller/Lighte...
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M113A3 Gavin vs LAV-III Stryker Comparison v2.0

  1. 1. U.S. Army Interim Brigade Combat Team Vehicle Size Comparison REAR VIEW M113A3 Gavin LAV3 Stryker Without Machine Guns Mounted 102” 72” 98” 105”
  2. 2. SIDE-VIEW M113A3/4 Gavin LAV3Stryker 11 tons (13.5 as IAV) 19-21 tonsThe absolute empty weight of a vanilla M113A3 Gavin according to UDLP Engineers is 20,989 lbs.The problem is we dont know exactly what the Army does in weight to a lav3 to make it a“lav3stryker”, but we do know the empty lav3 is 16.5 tons. If the GDLS/Army claims the basiclav3stryker is 19 tons empty then subtract 16.5 from 19 tons to get the weight of the junk they addto make it an “IAV” = 2.5 tons . 117” 98” 207” 176” 253” With Machine Guns Mounted 6’4”+ 5’7” Soldier Soldier
  3. 3. SIZE MATTERS! LAV1 and LAV312 tons 16-21 tons 4 x LAV1s in a C-17, only 2-3 x LAV3s in a C-17
  4. 4. LAV3STRYKER TOO HEAVY AND LARGE: UNSAFE C-130 LOADTOO WIDE:NO SAFETYAISLE TROOPSSITTING IN FRONTOF LAV3STRYKER 11+ ARMY TROOPS and USAFCANNOT WALK AIRCREW WILL HAVE TO CLIMBTO REAR EXITS OVER LAV3STRYKER 1-AT-A-TIME TO ESCAPE BURNING PLANE… UNWISE & UNSAFE
  5. 5. 5 x M113A3 Gavins in a C-17!
  6. 6. M113 Gavins LIGHT and SAFE C-130 LoadM113A3 Gavin’s lighter 11-ton weight doesn’t exceed C-130’s16-ton payload limit nor sacrifices fuel/range; short length allowsSoldiers to sit in front and behind the vehicle; certified forparachute airdrop M113A3 Gavin’s smaller size offers a side safety aisle for exit through rear ramp/paratroop doors in event M113A3 of crash landing--no one has to climb over vehicle!
  7. 7. Soft Rubber-tired LAV3STRYKERs large targets like trucks = Easily ambushed on roads= =
  8. 8. Tracked M113A3 Gavins: * More x-c mobile, agile, amphibious * Smaller/Lighter for air transport * Harder to see and hit * Can be fully RPG-protected * More room inside than Lav3stryker * Combat proven, bullet-proof tracksU.S. Army needs M113 Gavin IBCTs to be full-spectrum force!

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