Aktuelle Folie {CURRENT_SLIDE} von {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Meistverkauft in Maßstab 1:48. It had an all welded hull, although some external panels were riveted. Mount: 37mm Mount M23 (Greyhound) Elevation (min-max): -10° - 20° Traverse speed: 24°/sec. Because of the cramped interior, many hooks and other fixations were included to the turret and hull, and most personal equipment was mounted externally on the front and rear fenders and mudguards. [4] A small number of the older armored cars were still held by the ARVN reserves as late as 1975; these were inherited by the People's Army of Vietnam after the war. The engine was covered by specially designed fans which blew towards the rear. They served long after the war with the last two countries. M20 armored utility car also known as the M20 scout car, was a Greyhound with the turret replaced with a low, armored open-topped superstructure and an anti-aircraft ring mount for a .50 cal M2 heavy machine gun. Nicht für Kinder unter 14 Jahren. Produkthinweise. Purchased by its current owner in the late 1980's this M8 had seen little to no use since being comprehensively refurbished by the Italian Army. Driving that beast there would cost about 3 mo pay (just for gas). [1], Most M8s and M20s remaining in US service had been allocated to one of five reorganized armored cavalry regiments by the early 1950s. No less than 48 countries operated the Greyhound during the Cold War, some with many modifications, like the Brazilian CRR Brasileiro (1968) and the Greek M8 (Diesel) in the seventies-eighties. [4] This resulted in a proposal to fund the design and production of a new purpose built armored car for the South Vietnamese government: the Cadillac Gage Commando. The crew of four comprised a commander (who doubled as the loader), gunner, driver, and radio operator (who could also act as a driver). For this reason, and its affordable cost, the M8 began a long and successful post-war career. It was then restored to its current condition in the late 1990's. Die ACS ist Entwickler und Hersteller der Militärfahrzeuge ENOK 6.2 und ENOK 7.x.Daneben bietet die ACS ihren Kunden individuelle Sonderlösungen und Anpassungen rund um die Fahrzeuge. [1] Its glacis armor was supposed to withstand fire from a .50 in (12.7 mm) machine gun and side armor from a .30 in (7.62 mm) machine gun. 1:35. [1] These remained in service in Indochina until the end of the war, when they were donated to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). The M8's armor was thin, but it provided protection for the crew from small-arms fire and shrapnel, enough so that the vehicle could carry out its main mission of reconnaissance. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Gebraucht. When it was decided in early 1942 that that vehicle wasn’t needed, the designers didn’t throw away all their plans. Would be registered as 3 axle commercial. The best command variant was the M8 modified by the Canadian Army for General Rockingham’s command vehicle in Korea. Login to manage your stash. It was purpose designed to serve as the primary basic command and communication combat vehicle of the U.S. Cavalry Reconnaissance Troops. It operated in the … [4] Two prototypes, the Studebaker T27 and Chevrolet T28 were trialled by the US and also reviewed by the British Armed Forces. [9][10][11] This project spawned a series of indigenous prototypes, including a bizarre four-wheeled variant of the M8 chassis known as the VBB, and another more conventional six-wheeled design known as the VBR-2. Tamiya 35228 . Finden Sie Top-Angebote für Tamiya 25196 - US M8 Light Armored Car Greyhound bei eBay. US World War 2 softskin; CCKW; M-8 armored car; M3A1 Scout Car; Half-Track; M-24 Chaffee light tank; M-5 M-3 Stuart light tank; Ferret armored car; British post war armored vehicles; US World War Two Armor; British and Commonwealth World War 2 vehicles; Soviet and Eastern Block; Special projects; M 8 NOS original fuel tanks. The AZ DMV put a squash on it. Because production was assured by a single contractor, Ford, the entire series was homogeneous. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. 0. The Commando series began to replace the M8 and M20 in ARVN service from the mid-1960s onward. This was the main derivative of the Greyhound, also developed and built by Ford, as a command and control car, devoid of any turret. Was able to get my $250.00 back from the seller. A large turning radius, limited wheel travel, and open differentials limited its cross-country mobility and made the M8 susceptible to immobilization off-road in off-camber terrain and defiles. [1] During the First Indochina War, many second-hand examples were shipped directly from the US to French Indochina, where they were deployed for rural patrols and road reconnaissance. After 1946, most of them served with various NATO armies and surplus Greyhounds were bought by many third world countries, where they were seen as cheaper than tanks. M20 Utility Car, Normandy, 1944. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Conversely, the performance of the M8 on hard surfaces was exceptional, with the vehicle having a long range and able to consistently maintain its top speed of 55 mph. Free French 1st Army, Provence, Southern France, August 1944 Some crews placed sandbags on the floor to make up for the thin belly armor. The driver, who sat on the left, while the radio operator sat on the right, used a standard steering wheel. It was marginal off-road, especially in mud. 1935. Alle Bewertungen anzeigen. It was open-topped, roomier, and equipped with one or two long range radios. I was stationed at Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ at that time. 10, 50 € * 1. It was fast and reliable and the 37mm M6 Gun though light could hold its own against German armoured cars. For defensive armament, the vehicle also had … A powerful radio set was mounted due to the nature of the vehicle, at first a SCR506, then 508, 510, 608, and 610 models, all long range. It was a basic 4 wheeled truck equipped with a 37 mm (1.46 in) gun installed on the rear bed, only protected by a frontal mask. Far more successful was the M8, the most widely used American armored car of the war. Morris Light Reconnaissance Car (LRC) Fast Armored Car. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. The M8 light armored car, the "Greyhound", entered combat service with the Allies in 1943. Did not have license for commercial truck. However, at this stage, the M6’s 37 mm (1.46 in) was found incapable against the latest German tanks, therefore denying its use as a tank-hunter. Kostenlose Lieferung für viele Artikel! M2 Half Track Car; M3 Half-track; M5 Half-track; M9 Half-track; M59 (APC) M75 (APC) M114/A1 (full-track) In active service. For this reason, additional racks were mounted externally when possible. These were not 'armored cars' in the sense implied by the modern term, as they provided no real protection for their crews against any kind of opposing fire. In April 1942, the T22 was selected, despite complaints about deficiencies, due to the need for vehicles. However, it demonstrated poor off-road capabilities, at least compared to what was expected of it. Der M8 Greyhound war ein amerikanischer Spähpanzer des Zweiten Weltkriegs. The requirements asked for a 6×6 with better off-road capabilities, entirely armored, with the 37 mm (1.46 in) gun protected by a turret, and a better anti-personal, close-combat armament, which included a combination of a heavy .50 (12.7 mm) and a .30 (7.62 mm) caliber machine-guns. The Ontario Regiment Museum has an operating M8 Greyhound. Despite this, it remained in service until 1945. Restored M8 Greyhound Armored Car at the Military Odyssey event in Kent, Southern England [1], ARVN M8s and M20s saw considerable action during the Vietnam War; however, by 1962 the US noted the attrition rate of the fleet was becoming high due to age. Manufactured by Ford Motor Company from 1943 to 1945, the M8 Greyhound light armored car was originally designed to be the U.S. Army’s standard anti-tank, all … This vehicle evolved out of a design for a wheeled tank destroyer. Your email address will not be published. Info zu diesem Artikel. [6] Between 1956 and 1964 the remaining M8s and M20s were donated to the Mobile Gendarmerie, as well as the armies of several former French colonies. Panzerspähwagen Ford M8/M20(a) of Panzerbrigade 111, captured from the 42nd Cavalry Squadron, Lunéville area (Lorraine, eastern France), July 1944. M8 during the battle of the Bulge, Ardennes forest, December 1944. However, its deficiencies led the US Army ordnance department to launch the development of a new vehicle in J… M8 Armored Car General Mass: 7890 kg; Drag force: 1.7; Engine horse power: 110 hp; Engine torque: 245 N⋅m; Power train: All-wheel drive; Brake force: 23000; Max off-road speed: 22 km/h; Max road speed: 89 km/h; Max turn speed: 25 °/s; Weapons 37mm Gun M6 . [1] Machine gun ammunition consisted of 1,500 .30 caliber rounds and 400 .50 caliber rounds. Vehicles with a second radio installed only carried 16 main gun rounds. [7], Another country which received a substantial number of ex-American M8s following the war was Belgium, which presumably received them as part of a NATO military assistance program. The M8 Greyhound's excellent on-road mobility made it a great supportive element in the advancing American and British armored columns. It was used from 1943 by the United States and British troops in Europe and the Far East until the end of the war. When it encountered German armored reconnaissance units, the M8 could easily penetrate their armor with its 37 mm gun. Each M8 armored car was equipped with a long-range radio set to assist in the exercise of command, or for the purpose of relaying information received from subordinate elements to higher headquarters. 21. Operator: Gunner.50 cal. It’s forerunner, the T22E1, was a 4×4, also tested, but rejected. Kunden kauften auch. The cast, rounded gun shield was uniformly 1 inch (25.4 mm) thick.[3]. M8 Greyhound of the FFL, 2nd D.B., Gen. Leclerc, one of the first units in Paris, August 1944. [4], After the war, many of the US Army's M8 and M20 armored cars were marked off as surplus and donated or sold to various countries, especially under the Foreign Military Assistance Program (MAP). Conversely, its own thin armor was vulnerable to the 20 mm autocannons that German scout cars were equipped with. Also, as a wheeled vehicle, the M8 was generally more reliable than tracked vehicles of similar size, requiring far less maintenance and logistics support. [4] A small number of M20s were modified by US or South Korean forces as assault vehicles equipped with ring-mounted flamethrowers during that conflict. Over 1,000 were supplied via lend-lease channels to US allies; United Kingdom, Free France and Brazil. The 37mm M3 anti-tank gun was the the U.S. Army's standard anti-tank weapon at the beginning of WWII. 1940. These included the unprotected floor, which was generally covered with sandbags by the crew, and lightly armored rear, turret and flanks, which required additional sandbags on top of the usual amount of various exterior equipment which was carried on every mission. Panhard Type 178. Er wurde von den US-amerikanischen und britischen Truppen während des Zweiten Weltkriegs in Europa und im Fernen Osten eingesetzt. Detail and Conversion sets . … Meistverkauft in Maßstab 1:48. Consumption was 7.5 mpg, with 59 gallons stored, which allowed a comfortable 640 km (400 mi) range. I was also active with Civil Air Patrol and wanted to use it for search and rescue. Stash (0 mates) Nobody. [1], France was the largest postwar operator of the M8/M20 series after the United States, having received hundreds of the vehicles as American aid between 1945 and 1954. Driver’s position in an M8 Greyhound Armored Car. 38,40 € ARTITEC CH M109 A2 train load 1:87 Fertigmodell aus Resin, lackiert. M-8 armored car fan blade NOS. Another short-range radio set served to communicate within a cavalry reconnaissance platoon, reconnaissance team, or with headquarters. Armoured Car Systems vertreibt Schutzlösungen für den zivilen, polizeilichen sowie militärischen Einsatz. Completed (0x) Nobody . [1] The vehicle was widely exported and as of 2006[update] still remained in service with some countries.[1]. It was a basic 4 wheeled truck equipped with a 37 mm (1.46 in) gun installed on the rear bed, only protected by a frontal mask. The use of wheels, rather than continuous tracks like a tank, gave it a higher ground pressure which hampered its off-road performance in soft or loose terrain such as mud and snow. Jun 27, 2020 - Explore Joel Aunger's board "M20 GREYHOUND" on Pinterest. ARTITEC WM 88mm FLAK 18 Tarnung 1:87 Fertigmodell aus Resin, lackiert. The M8 first saw action in Sicily in 1943 and was subsequently used by the U.S. Army in Italy, Europe, and the Pacific. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. When on the march, the cavalry's mission was to make contact with enemy forces at the earliest practical moment and maintain it thereafter. 22. The armor was sloped, including a frontal glacis which was 19 mm (0.75 in) strong. WZ-141 Super Light Model Anti-Tank Fighting Vehicle, 4.64m x 2.97m x 1.94 m (15’3″ x 9’9″ x 6’4″ ft.in), 4 (driver, commander/radio, gunner, loader), Hercules JXD 6-cyl gasoline, 110 hp (82 kW). At least ten countries, Cameroon, Cyprus, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Morocco, Venezuela, and Zaire, modernized their M8/M20 fleets with diesel engines and new transmissions during this time. During withdrawals, the cavalry often served as a screening force for the main units. This mission demanded an emphasis on speed and agility, rather than firepower and armor. The armed car was invented by Royal Page Davidson at Northwestern Military and Naval Academy in 1898 with the Davidson-Duryea gun carriage and the later Davidson Automobile Battery armored car. http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/vehicles/markings/rockcar.jpg. Einloggen und Bewertung schreiben. In British service, the M8 was known as the "Greyhound", a nickname seldom if ever used by the US. In this role, the recon troops identified hostile units and reported their strength, composition, disposition and movement. 1919. In the latter theater, it was used mostly on Okinawa and the Philippines, and was even employed in its original tank destroyer role as most Japanese tanks had armor that was vulnerable to its 37 mm gun. The engine, a gasoline Hercules Model JXD 6 in-line of 320 cu.in gave an average 48 km/h (30 mph off-road), 90 km/h (56 mph) on roads. U.S. M8 Light Armored Car Greyhound. Because of this, the M8 armored cars in Patton's Third Army were known as "Patton's ghosts", since they were difficult to detect. Zustand. This page was last edited on 20 December 2020, at 14:13. However, cavalry units criticized its off-road performance, which was even worse than the M3A1 scout car it replaced[citation needed]. They had a protruding compartment with two-piece folding armored panels and narrow sights. However, together with sub-contractors, Ford delivered a total of 8523 (8634 from other sources) until the line was stopped in June 1945, making it the most produced armored car in history. The gun was removed and the ammunition removed. Modellbausatz US M8 Light Armored Car Greyhound im Maßstab 1:35 von Tamiya. Another problem was that commanders often used their reconnaissance squadrons for fire support missions, for which the thinly-armored M8 was ill-suited. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. The M8 "Greyhound" Armored Car, or M8 Greyhound, is a medium general-purpose scout fielded by the American army in Company of Heroes.With fast movement and armor thick enough to protect it from small-arms and machine-gun fire, the M8 Greyhound can easily patrol your territory to attack enemy infantry and light vehicles. The M8 Greyhound was introduced during the 1943 Sicily campaign as part of the U.S. Army Armored Corps and was subsequently given to other Allied forces such as the British and the Free French. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. $600.00 . [4] The French Foreign Legion also utilized the M8 during the Algerian War, where it was superseded first by the Panhard EBR and subsequently by the Panhard AML in counter-insurgency operations. The M8 on Wikipedia US M8 Light Armored Car "Greyhound " / 1:35 / USA / Der Zweite Weltkrieg / Panzerfahrzeuge / Fahrzeuge und militärische Ausrüstung / Modellbau / The M8 Greyhound-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this vehicle. By then, it was clear that the 37 mm gun would not be effective against the front armor of German tanks; so, the new armored car, now designated the M8, took on a reconnaissance role instead. Another modification (the most common one) involved fabricating (again from the discarded main ammunition rack) a 43-round bin to be placed behind the driver's seat, and a 20-round bin attached to the framing of the turret basket. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. ( Gameplay begins at … The glacis sloped armor was designed to withstand 13 mm (0.51 in) heavy machine gun fire. Marke. The majority of decommissioned vehicles were then shipped abroad as aid to various armies, especially the French Far East Expeditionary Corps, save for a small number which were retained by Army National Guard units. A bazooka was prov… Due to mobility problems with the M8, namely with regards to its suspension, the US Army's Special Armored Vehicle Board recommended the development of a new six-wheeled armored car which matched the M8's dimensions and size but was equipped with articulated, independently sprung suspension system. Barrel for US 37mm M6 gun Fit to M8 Greyhound, M3, … More commas equipment installed. The slope configuration gave extra effective thickness. For sale: M8 Armored Car restored in great condition and original barrel. EUR 24,49 Neu---- Gebraucht; Tamiya … Also was informed that I was doing TDY to Barksdale AfB, LA in a few weeks. 23. Alle ansehen. [1] When the Army National Guard retired its own armored cars a few years later, an undisclosed number were purchased by domestic police departments and modified for riot control purposes. Your email address will not be published. Stash. 44,80 € ARTITEC WW I FR Renault FT17 Denis 1:87 Fertigmodell aus Resin, lackiert. The United Defense M8 Armored Gun System was an American light tank that was intended to replace the M551A1 Sheridan in the 82nd Airborne Division, as well as being expected to replace TOW-equipped Humvees in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (2nd ACR). The wheels were protected by removable sand shields, the rear being winged, in order to allow them to be folded and add tire chains in snowy conditions. The M8 Greyhound was thought to be far more capable, as a fighting machine, than the M3 Scout Car and half-tracks in service. Nicht zusammengebauter und unbemalter Modellbausatz. He was lucky his driver tested the M8 at the proving grounds. Tamiya. Related products. Prototypes were submitted by Studebaker (designated T21), Ford (T22) and Chrysler (T23), all of them quite similar in design and appearance. Subsequently, many of them were shifted to the Pacific theater in late 1944, soldiering in the Philippines and Okinawa, where they even reverted back to tank-hunters. This led operators to using the vehicle mostly on existing roads and paths, where it became vulnerable to ambush. The M6 main gun was aimed with a M70D telescopic sight. [5] The EBR was accepted as a generic replacement for all remaining M8s by the French military in 1956. Greyhound of the 3rd Armored Division, Normandy, June 1944. Four-Wheeled Light Armored Car. [1] It was named "Greyhound" in keeping with other U.S. armored cars already ordered by the British, such as the (cancelled) T18 Boarhound, the T17 Deerhound, the T17E1 Staghound and the (also cancelled) M38 Wolfhound. The chief difference between the two armored cars was the absence of a turret which allowed the M20 to feature benches and specialized radio equipment for use as an artillery spotter, reconnaissance vehicle, or personnel carrier. Peerless Armored Car . The M8 weighed 17,400 lb (7,900 kg) fully loaded with equipment and crew, and was capable of cruising 100–200 mi (160–320 km) cross country or 200–400 mi (320–640 km) on highways without refueling. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Started (0 mates ) Nobody. These wheels had an armored center and a bead lock to prevent them from collapsing in combat. In May 1942, having viewed the prototype, the British Tank Mission turned down the offer to acquire the M8 through Lend-Lease. The driver and radio operator were seated in the forward section of the hull, while the commander and gunner sat in the turret, with the commander seated on the right, and the gunner on the left. M8 Greyhound (Light Armored Car M8) Six-Wheeled Light Armored Scout Car. 88mm L/56 FlaK 36/37 two piece barrel for all. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. [1] The National Army of Colombia also invested heavily in upgrading the M8's turret armament, having it replaced by a single .50 caliber machine gun and a launcher for BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles. The latter subsequently evolved into the first Brazilian manufactured armored car, the EE-9 Cascavel.[9][10][11]. Wheels for M8/M20 U-Models 1:35 UM 205 . Since 1940, the main antitank, all-terrain fast vehicle in service with the US Army was the M6 GMC. The vehicle was considered fast, sufficiently reliable (after some technical problems were solved) and armed and armored well enough for reconnaissance missions. 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The French modified the M8 with a Panhard H-90 turret, while the Colombians made an M8 TOW antitank version and modernized AM8 for anti-guerrilla warfare. Our father was a Scout Car Commander with the 97th CAVALRY RECONNAISSANCE TROOP MECHANIZED, 97th INFANTRY DIVISION in Europe during WWII. Stückzahl. The turret was comparatively better protected than the hull, being 0.75 inches (19 mm) thick all around, with an 0.25-inch (6.4 mm) partial roof. M20 armored utility car at the US Army Ordnance Museum. Schreiben Sie jetzt Ihre persönliche Erfahrung mit diesem Artikel und helfen Sie anderen bei deren Kaufentscheidung. They were also, by virtue of their small capacity engines, far less efficient … US M8 Greyhound Crew Set. In all, Ford delivered 3680 “M20 Scout Car”, as it was also known, from early 1943 until late 1944, also exported under Lend-Lease. , webmaster and illustrator since 2010 's to hit the collectors market add-on armor was! 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