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Basilisk Flamethrower Armored Car


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Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: Sometime Between 1941-1943?
Manufactured by: Associated Equipment Company, Ltd.
Crew: 2 or 3?
Armament: Turret: Flamethrower
Engine: 6 Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: After the success of the AEC Mark 1 Armored Car, the Associated Equipment Company developed the Basilisk Flamethrower Armored Car due to the fear of Invasion of the British Isles by the Germans.  AEC used the same general design as the AEC 1, but reworked many portions of it, including the front hull.  Although only one (1) prototype Basilisk was built, its redesigned hull was further modified and used on the improved AEC Mark 2 and AEC Mark 3 armored cars.
Data Sheet: None Availabe

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    Basilisk Flamethrower Armored Car Photos Collected by Dave Haugh - Content Editor

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Basilisk Flamethrower Armored Car Line Drawings (#1) The Blue-Prints.Com
Basilisk Flamethrower Armored Car Line Drawings (#2) The Blue-Prints.Com

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Armoured Cars  (AFV Weapons Profile #21) B.T. White
British Armoured Cars: 1914-1945 B.T. White
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks

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