M113 armored personnel carrier Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Armored Personnel Carriers


Country of Origin: USA

The U.S. M113 armored personnel carrier (APC) is the most widely used of all non-Russian APCs. Its hull and power train have been the basis for a great variety of battlefield vehicles, some modifications representing functional changes and other differences in locally available weapons, powerplants or sensors. In configuration, the M113 is a slimmed-down version of the earlier M59. The boxy hull is welded aluminum with a steeply sloped glacis and flat top. The driver's hatch is in the...

 

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