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M38A1D "Davy Crockett"

with "Atomic" 120/155mm Recoilless Rifle

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1950's
Manufactured by: Willys Overland (later Willys Motor Inc.), Ford Motor Co. and Nederlandse Kaiser-Frazer (NEKAF)
Crew: 2
Armament: M63 120mm Recoilless Rifle with M69 20mm Spotting Gun (Early Vehicle); M64 155mm Recoilless Rifle with 35mm Spotting Gun (Later Vehicles)
Engine: 4 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: Range of Weapon was approximately 1.25 miles. Vehicle carried Two 1 Kilo-Ton Warheads.  Also Referred to as the "Battle Group Atomic Delivery System"
Data Sheet Available: Not Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
M38A1D "Davy Crockett" Jeep Vehicle Photos Courtesy of David Haugh - Oregon, USA

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
M38A1D "Davy Crockett" Recoilless Jeep Photos and Information The M38A1 Restoration Site
M38A1D "Davy Crockett" Recoilless Jeep Photos and Information Gun Truck Studios Website

Printed

Reference Author
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Jeep in Detail

Review by Ian Sadler via Hyperscale

WWP RAK (Publisher)
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Pictures

Reference Source/Provider
M38A1D "Davy Crockett" Jeep Model (1/35 Conversion) "Mechanix" - Skellig Michael, Ireland