LARC-XV

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LARC-XV
Amphibious truck, New Brighton (geograph 4548195).jpg
TypeAmphibious cargo vehicle
Place of originUnited States
Production history
ManufacturerFrauhauf Corporation Military Vehicle Division
No. builtabout 100
Specifications
Mass33,000 pounds (15,000 kg)
Length45 ft (14 m)
Width15 ft (5 m)
Height16 ft (5 m)

Engine2 × Cummins V8-300
Diesel V8
2 × 300 hp (220 kW)
SpeedLand: 30 mph (48 km/h)
Water: 9.5 kn (17.6 km/h)

LARC-XV (Lighter, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo, 15 ton), introduced in 1960, is an aluminium hulled amphibious cargo vehicle. It measures 45 by 15 feet and is powered by 2-300 hp engines.

About 100 were made with a small batch sent to Germany.[1]

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  1. ^ "The Amphiclopedia La to Lav". Amphibiousvehicle.net. Archived from the original on 2017-02-17. Retrieved 21 May 2018.

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