M42 Duster Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Air Defense


Country of Origin: USA

The M42A1 twin 40-mm self-propelled anti-aircraft vehicle is obsolete in its primary role, but remains useful against ground targets. The Duster has the same chassis as the M41 light tank and an open-top turret that houses four crew members. The driver of the M42 is located in the front left of the hull with the commander/radio operator seated to his right. The engine is at the rear of the vehicle. The M42 is armed with twin 40-mm cannons that are mounted between a curved, scooped...

 

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