Specifications for the
Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
Amphibious Personnel Carrier
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: State Factories - US
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Focus Model: Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-4) (Alligator)
Crew: 3 + 30
Overall Length: 26.08ft (7.95m)
Width: 10.66ft (3.25m)
Height: 8.17ft (2.49m)
Weight: 20.0 US Short Tons (18,188kg; 40,098lbs)
Powerplant: 1 x Continental W-670-9A 7-cylinder 4-cycle gasoline radial engine delivering 250 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 20mph (32 km/h)
Maximum Range: 149 miles (240 km)
NBC Protection: None
OPTIONAL / VARIOUS:
2 x 0.50 M2HB Browning heavy machine guns on mounts.
2 x 0.30-06 M1919A4 Browning general purpose machine guns on mounts.
1 x 35mm main gun in powered turret (fire support models).
1 x 75mm main gun in powered turret (fire support models).
2 x Wasp flamethrowers (British Far East)
1 x 20mm Polsten cannon (British marks)
1 x Ronson flamthrower (Canadian)
100 x 0.50 caliber ammunition
6,000 x 0.30 caliber ammunition
LVT-1 - Initial Military Variant of 1941; 24 troop capacity; 2 x 0.30 caliber machine guns on pintle mounts (initial); no direct armor; 1,225 examples produced.
Canada; United Kingdom; United States