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Land Rover Ranger Special Operations Vehicle (SOV)

Rapid Response Light Attack Vehicle (LAV)

The Land Rover Ranger SOV is based on the successful Defender Model 110 series and is intended as a rapid response system for special forces elements.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/28/2017
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Year: 1992
Manufacturer(s): Land Rover - United Kingdom
Production: 150
Crew: 3
Length: 14.44 ft (4.4 m)
Width: 5.87 ft (1.79 m)
Height: 6.33 ft (1.93 m)
Power: 1 x 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine of unknown output power.
Operators: United Kingdom; United States


1 x 12.7mm M2HB Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
1 x 7.62mm M240B Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
1 x 40mm Saco Mk 19 Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL)

Any personal weapons carried by the crew including man-portable, shoulder-fired Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) weapons.

Dependent upon armament fit.

Variants / Models

• Ranger Special Operations Vehicle (RSOV) - Base Series Designation.
• MORTar Special Operations Vehicle (MORTSOV) - Mortar-carrying variant; onboard stowage for 30 x 120mm projectiles and applicable mortar equipment (including mortar unit itself).
• Medical Special Operations Vehicle (MSOV) - Medical-minded variant with fold-down racks; support for six patient litters and space for medical crew.
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