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.

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

  1. nateporter0352 says:

    2nd LAI Charlie Company 1988-1991 Ooh Rah

  2. Kilment Voroshilov 2 says:

    Those are some strange looking crayons

  3. Would have been more realistic training to fire from the other side of the road with some cover. I doubt anyone is going to want to sit on that high road and go head to head with a MBT.

  4. chaotic/Silence says:

    1st LAI, camp Pendleton 1989-1992 Semper Fi Brothers

  5. TOW missiles are used largely by Syrian Rebels, ISIS and the inbetweeners

  6. Mohammed A A says:

    First good job
    Go forward ➡

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