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Military Briefs 4: ASLAV Australian Light Armoured Vehicle

by John Myszka Code: 47048 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publication date: 10/10/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days Price: AU $59.95

The book covers the LAV trial vehicles, ASLAV Phases 2 and 3 in detail and provides walkaround images of all phases and variants including some trial vehicles.  Markings and call signs are well covered. A full description of all modifications made to Australian ASLAVs are covered in detail with text and supporting images.

An ideal book for the modeller or historian. The forward has been generously provided by Mr Kim Beasley who was the Minister of Defence who authorised the purchase of Phase 1 vehicles.

Topics covered include:

  • History of the Australian trial vehicle purchases
  • walkarounds of ASLAV 25 Phase 2 and 3, ASLAV PC, ASLAV A, ASLAV S, ASLAV Recovery, ASLAV Fitters, ASLAV Trainer
  • weapons mounts including Diemaco, Platt and Kongsberg RWS
  • operational deployment - Timor, SECDET in Iraq, Iraq 2004-08, Afghanistan 2006-2007
  • on exercise in Australia

Appendices include:

  • nomenclature
  • ASLAV markings
  • camouflage
  • unit organisation
  • ASLAV crew uniforms
  • snapshot of vehicle names
Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publication date: 10/10/2011
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 600 g
Dimensions: 290mm X 21mm
Code: 47048