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A Traveler Found A Rare Military Amphibian From The 1960s In Iceland

A Traveler Found A Rare Military Amphibian From The 1960s In Iceland
A Traveler Found A Rare Military Amphibian From The 1960s In Iceland

Video: A Traveler Found A Rare Military Amphibian From The 1960s In Iceland

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Photographer and traveler Andrey Kirnov found in Iceland a rare military amphibian LARC-XV, produced in less than 100 units. According to him, an American-made car was found in the backyard of a local car service. Kirnov published photos of the vehicle on his blog.

Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
Photo by Andrey Kirnov
  • The amphibian LARC-XV began to be produced in 1960 for the needs of the American army. The car body was made of aluminum. It was powered by two Cummins diesel engines with a capacity of 300 horsepower each.
  • The maximum carrying capacity of the amphibian is 15 tons. LARC-XV can travel on land at speeds up to 48 kilometers per hour, and on water - up to 17.6 kilometers per hour.
  • The LARC family of military amphibians included two more models - the V and LX. The carrying capacity of the first is five tons, while the second could take on board up to 100 tons. The LARC-LX was in service with the US Army from 1952 to 2001. This amphibian took part in the Vietnam War.

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