Command Van

Command Van
Production information
Manufacturer N/A
Production Year Early Spaceflight Era
Mission Command
Type Wheeled[1]
Technical specifications
Mass 15 tons[1]
Armor N/A
Engine 70 ICE
Speed 60 km/h
Crew N/A

1 LRM 5
1 MG

BV (1.0)  ???
BV (2.0)  ???[2]


The base for a command van is a six-wheeled all terrain vehicle. The van contains medical equipment for first aid, communication systems for surface to surface and surface to orbit transmissions. During battle the vehicle is under normal circumstances far away from the frontline. The vehicle is lightly armored.[1]

Weapons and Equipment[edit]

The command van is equipped for self defense usually with a LRM 5 (48 shots) in the turret and one front MG (200 shots). It is protected by 4 tons of armor spread evenly across its surface, slightly increased in the forward zone, the turret is not as well armored.


  • Command Van (Fusion) 
    This is a fusion powered variant of the command van.[3] Most Command Vans were originally fusion powered, but as the Succession Wars dragged on the power plants were replaced by ICE engines.[1]


A record sheet for the ICE variant of this vehicle is published in Record Sheets Volume Five Vehicles.

Given the rules it was constructed under the Command Van has little room for more than rudimentary communication and medical equipment.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mechwarrior 1st Edition, p.60
  2. MUL Profile for the Command Van (Standard) - Introduction Era Only
  3. MUL Profile of the Command Van (Fusion) - Introduction Era listing only.