Without hesitation Fawcett told Private Mike O'Rourke and Corporal Jason Funnel to follow him and they exited the relative safety of their LAV
and sprinted into the inferno outside.
After all, this single contract is projected to keep 3,000 Canadians employed for the next 14 years, primarily in London, Ontario where General Dynamics' LAV
manufacturing plant is located.
Caption: The 'LAV-UP' initiative is the Canadian Army modernisation and upgrade of its LAVs
to improve survivability, mobility and lethality [C] Canadian Armed Forces
Dion, after repeated grillings in the House of Commons and in press scrums, did finally concede that he would rescind the permits if actual evidence emerged that the Canadian LAVs
were being used to violate human rights.
Also charged with the same offenses were Razon; Reynaldo Varilla and Charlemagne Alejandrino, both of the National Headquarters (NHQ)-BAC; Lapuz IV; Ojeda; Labrado; Forro; Edgar Paatan; Puddao; Dumanew; Retrato; Tubon; Lavina, responsible supply police non-commissioned officer of the LSS; Barias; Barrameda; Fuentes; Espina; Nancy Basallo, property inspector; and private individuals Harold and Tyrone Ong, Pamela Pensotes, Evangeline Bais, and Artemio Zuniga, in relation to the anomalous repair and maintenance of the PNP's 10 V-150 LAVs
's command and control version will receive upgrades to improve its ability to operate on the move, including digital command, control, communications, computer and intelligence systems, voice command and control nets, and satellite communications.
The Canadian-built LAV
III is used by both Canada and New Zealand, and forms the basis for the US Army's 19-tonne Stryker Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV), which entered service in late 2003.
A total of 550 LAV
IIIs will be upgraded to the LAV
6.0, DND spokeswoman Lemire said.
Oscar Calderon initiated the request for repair and refurbishing of 10 V-150 LAVs
in connection with the PNP Special Action Force's (SAF) capacity build-up program for P275,365,000.
The Corps has not yet decided, however, how it will come up with additional light armored vehicles, or LAVs
, for the new companies.