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Cadillac Gage V-100 (XM706E2) Commando

U.S. Air Force Security Police used the V-100 Commando to patrol base perimeters. During enemy attacks, U.S. Air Force V-100s functioned as mobile strong points and weapons carriers for Security Police Security Alert Teams (SATs). U.S. Air Force V-100s also provided convoy escort on occasion. The first U.S. Air Force Commandos (designated XM706E2) arrived in South Vietnam in late 1968.

Other variants of the Commando operated extensively in Southeast Asia with the U.S. Army, South Vietnamese armed forces and Thai armed forces.

Armament: Typically one M2 .50-cal and one M60 7.62mm machine gun and hand weapons fired by crew members through hull gun ports
Engine: One 210 bhp Chrysler 360 cubic inch V-8
Powertrain: Manual 5-speed transmission with 4-wheel drive
Crew: 12, including driver
Maximum Speed: Land: 62 mph; Water: 3.4 mph
Range: Road: 550 miles; Cross Country: 400 miles
Width: 7 ft. 5 in.
Length: 18 ft. 6 in.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in.
Weight: 16,250 lbs. loaded

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