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Chaimite (4 x 4) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Portugal


The Chaimite is a 4 x 4 armored personnel carrier (APC), whose basic model is designated V-200. The Chaimite was developed in the mid-1960s and resembles the U.S. Commando 4 x 4 vehicles that first entered production in 1964.

The Chaimite has an all-welded steel hull that protects crew from up to 7.62-mm small-arms fire. The driver and commander sit toward the front of the vehicle, with the driver to the left. There is a two-piece hatch cover over their positions; the cover opens...

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