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OT-64 SKOT (8 x 8) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Czech Republic


The SKOT (Sredni Kolowy Opancerzny Transporter) 8 x 8 wheeled armored personnel carrier (APC) was developed in the early 1960s by the former Czechoslovakia and Poland. It is a large and relatively undergunned and underpowered vehicle.

The hull is long and "coffin-shaped," with a short, shallow glacis, straight roof line and undercut rear face. The commander's hatch is flush with the roof; the driver has a shallow cupola with three vision blocks and a hatch. Both positions have...

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