USMC LAV-ATWS (Anti-Tank Weapon system) Light Armored Vehicle: TOW Missile Live-fire

U.S. Marines with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion execute live-fire event in order to increase proficiency with the new Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapon system at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 10, 2018.

The ATWS fires tube-launched, optically-tracked, wire-guided, or TOW, missiles. It provides long-range, stand-off anti-armor fire support to maneuvering Light Armored Reconnaissance Companies and platoons, and observation capability in all climates and during periods of limited visibility.