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Buffalo (4 x 4) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: France


The Panhard M3 4x 4 wheeled armored personnel carrier (APC) is derived from the AML series of armored cars; virtually all (95 percent) of the automotive components are identical.

However, to create an APC as a private venture aimed at the export market, Panhard enlarged the hull to accommodate as many as 10 troops in the rear compartment, resulting in a stubby vehicle.

The driver's position is in the steep glacis, which is composed of two plates joined at the centerline in a...

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