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M606/CJ-3B 1/4-Ton "Jeep" 4x4 Utility Vehicle

 

CJ-3B as used in the Congo during the early 1960's.


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA and many others.
First Produced/Service Dates: 1963
Manufactured by: Willys/Kaiser Jeep International Corporation (Oakland, California USA)
Crew/Pass: 1/3
Armament: As fitted by user.
Engine: 4 Cylinder Gasoline (Willys F4-134 producing 71hp)
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was also produced by Mitsubishi in Japan as the CJ3B-J4 and J4C. US built machines had either 6-volt or 12-volt electrical systems, while Mitsubishi built vehicles usually had water-proof 24-volt electrics. All three types were in service in South Vietnam at the same time and used by both US and RSVN forces.  This vehicle followed the M38/CJ-3A Jeep in production.
Data Sheet Available:   M606 (CJ-3B) Data Sheet by Dave Haugh

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
M606 (CJ-3B) Jeep Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

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Printed

Reference Author
Military Vehicles of the World Christopher F. Foss
Observer's Military Vehicles Directory from 1945, The Bart H. Vanderveen
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M606/CJ-3B Jeep Model Kit (F3047) MMK 1/35 Multi-Media
M606 RAAF Jeep Model Kit (F3061) MMK 1/35 Multi-Media.  Represents a Royal Australian Air Force M606/CJ-3B Jeep.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

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