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Country of Origin: Portugal
The Commando Mk III armored personnel carrier (APC) was developed in 1977-1978 for the Portuguese National Guard. The vehicle was basically a short-wheel-base version of the BRAVIA Gazela (4 x 4) 1-ton truck chassis fitted with an armored body. The Mk III was similar in appearance to the British Shorland armored patrol car, but the Commando had a longer wheelbase, was heavier and can be used as an APC.
The Mk III had the engine located at the front of the vehicle, with the driver...
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