M-113A2 Armored Personnel Carrier

Pete Saldana, Dan Spranger, & Cub Scout Pack 1718

The M-113A2 armored personnel carrier is a lightly armored, full-tracked, air transportable personnel carrier designed to carry personnel and certain types of cargo. The M-113 was able to carry 11 soldiers plus a driver and track commander under armor protection across hostile battlefield environments. The M-113 family was developed by the Food Machinery Corp in the late 1950's. The vehicle is capable of amphibious operations, extended cross county travel over rough terrain, and high speed operations on improved roads and highways.

Combat Weight: 24,728 lbs.
Range: 300 miles
Engine: 212 hp diesel
Top Speed: 37 mph

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