Accession Number:

ADA229765

Title:

Preliminary Design of Viking Armored Gun System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LAB CA

Report Date:

1990-10-24

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

This report completed the preliminary design of our third lightweight armored fighting vehicle -- the Viking Armored Gun System AGS. The AGS vehicle features a two-man crew, the Ares 75mm Universal Turret System, and the John Deere 4026R Rotary Engine. In the spirit of our earlier AFV designs, our primary concern is to provide the AGS with sufficient firepower and survivability while utilizing off-the-shelf sub-systems and components in order to reduce developmental time and acquisition cost. We still envision that prototypic vehicles could be built within a thirty 30 month developmentaldemonstration program. We their full tactical, operational, and strategic utilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE