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AMX-10RC Reconnaissance Vehicle


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: France (Also in Service with Morocco & Qatar)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1978
Manufactured by: Nexter (previously GIAT Industries)
Crew: 4
Armament: Main: 105mm Cannon; Coaxial: 7.62mm Machine Gun
Engine: 6 Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Vehicle is fully amphibious.  In 2005 completely upgraded vehicles were fielded which include improved armor, mechanical systems and communications; among other things.  There are referred to as the AMX-10RC "Renove" (AKA: AMX-10RCR).
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
AMX-10RC Reconnaissance Vehicle Photos Neil Baumgardner - Arlington, Virginia USA
AMX-10RC Reconnaissance Vehicle Photos (From Saumur, France) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
1/35 AMX-10RC Armored Car Scale Plans  By Herbert Cance Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #15)
AMX-10RC Information and Photos ArmyTechnology.Com Website
AMX-10RC Information and Photos Federation of American Scientists Website

Printed

Reference Author
"AMX-10 RCR In Action" Reference DVD (MM-DVD006)

Review by Patrick Keenan (Editor)
Model Miniature
"AMX-10 RC In Details" Reference DVD (MM-DVD002)

Review by Patrick Keenan (Editor)
Model Miniature
Blue Helmets Under Fire: Fifty Years of UN Peacekeeping Missions, The (Concord Publications) Samuel M. Katz & Yves Debay
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
"Exercise Bold Alligator" (July 2012 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Henri-Pierre Grolleau
Franco-German Brigade Edition (Concord Publications) Walter Bohm & Peter Siebert
"French Firepower" (April 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Eric Cunat
IFOR: Allied Forces in Bosnia (Europa Militaria No. 22) Carl Schulze
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook (2nd Edition) Christopher F. Foss
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
AMX-10RC Recon Vehicle Model Kit (35032) ADV-Azimut 1/35 Resin.
AMX-10RC 'Desert Storm' Recon Vehicle Model Kit (35046) ADV-Azimut 1/35 Resin.
AMX-10RC Recon Vehicle Model Kit (72005) ADV-Azimut 1/72 Resin.
AMX-10RC 'Surblindage IFOR' Recon Vehicle Model Kit (72010) ADV-Azimut 1/72 Resin.
AMX-10RC (3rd Hussars) Recon Vehicle Model Kit (MM-R123) Model Miniature 1/72 Resin. Includes figure and engine.
AMX-10 "SEPAR" (Afghanistan & Mali) Recon Vehicle Model Kit (MM-R132) Model Miniature 1/72 Resin. Includes figure.
AMX-10 "Counter IED" Recon Vehicle Model Kit (MM-R152) Model Miniature 1/72 Limited Edition Resin kit. Includes figure.
AMX-10RC Tank Destroyer - (First Version/Export MAROC-Qatar) Model Kit (MM-195) Model Miniature 1/72 Resin
AMX-10RC Wheeled Reconnaissance Vehicle -Gulf War 1991 Model Kit (4609) Tiger-Model (Hong Kong) 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
AMX-10RCR Tank Destroyer Model Kit (4602) Tiger-Model (Hong Kong) 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
AMX-10RCR SEPAR Heavy Tank Destroyer Model Kit (4607) Tiger-Model (Hong Kong) 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
AMX 10 RCR Wheel Set (35408) ADV-Azimut 1/35 Resin; For the Tiger-Model Kit
AMX 10 RCR SEPAR Accessory Set (T35174) Black Dog 1/35 Resin; For the Tiger-Model Kit (4607)
AMX 10 RC Wheel Set (BL35237K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin; For the Tiger-Model Kit
AMX 10 RCR Update Set (BL35238K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin; For the Tiger-Model Kit
AMX 10 RCR Stowage Set (BL35239K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin; For the Tiger-Model Kit
AMX-10RCR Sagged Wheel Set (DW35085) DEF Model 1/35 Resin. For the Tiger-Model Kit
AMX-30/AMX 10RC DX175 Fire Simulator Set (5057) Djiti's Production 1/35 Resin.
Brouilleurs Pour AMX10 RCR Set (KMT35014K) Kits Maquettes Tank's (KMT) 1/35 Resin. For the Tiger-Model Kit 
AMX 10 RC Daguet Paquetages (Stowage) (KMT 35050K) Kits Maquettes Tank's (KMT) 1/35 Resin. For the Tiger-Model Kit 

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider