Battlefield 4 LAV-AD
The Battlefield 4 LAV-AD is a mobile anti-air vehicle used by the US faction in Battlefield 4 multiplayer. The LAV-AD is based on on the LAV-25, but is geared towards anti-air vehicles, with a powerful anti air system.
The LAV-AD was first featured in the Battlefield series in BF3, where it was used by the US side as well. The Battlefield 4 LAV-AD is armed with a Gatling canon which is highly effective against infantry and buildings as well, but not against heavily armed vehicles such as Battlefield 4 tanks and APCs.
Battlefield 4 LAV-AD stats
The LAV-AD in Battlefield 4 is mainly intended against jets and helicopters, however, its powerful 25 mm Gatling cannon is very effective against enemy infantry and buildings. Its anti-air missiles are similar to those found in the Stinger.
- Top speed: 75 km/h
- Driver weapons: 25 mm Gatling cannon / anti air missiles
- Secondary weapon: none
- Rocket/tank shots to disable: 2 front, 2 side, 1 rear
Battlefield 4 LAV-AD tips
While the LAV-AD is excellent against enemy aircraft, especially when using the unlocked missiles, it’s also highly effective against enemy infantry. Unlike the LAV-25, the Battlefield 4 LAV-AD can only carry one soldier: the main driver and weapons operator. Its main rival in Battlefield 4 is the Russian-made Tunguska and the Chinese Type 95 AA.
Battlefield 4 LAV-AD unlocks
The Battlefield 4 LAV-AD has two main unlocks. 1) anti-air missiles which greatly improve its anti-air capabilities. 2) air radar, which adds range to enemy jets detection and tracking. Like other APCs, the LAV-AD can also unlock better armoring and smoke screen countermeasure.
LAV-AD in real life:
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