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Panhard AML-90 Armored Car


Country of Origin/Used by: France and others (including El Salvador and Ireland)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1961
Manufactured by: Panhard
Crew: 3
Armament: Main: 90mm Cannon; Co-axial: 7.62mm MG
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: The Auto Mitrailleuse Le'gere' (AML) 90 vehicle is similar to the AML-20 and AML-60 Armored Cars, which all share many of the same parts as the M3 APC. South Africa also produced a similar vehicle called the Eland.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
IDF Panhard AML-90 Photographs (Latrun) Rob Goldman - Kfar Saba, Israel
  Iraqi Panhard AML-90 Photos (Circa 1991) US Department of Defense via Mark Holloway, Beatty, Nevada USA
Irish Panhard AML-90 Photos (Taken at 2005 Irish Army "Shoot") Anonymous Irish WarWheels Supporter
Irish Panhard AML-90 Photos Kieran Flynn - Ireland
  Irish Panhard AML-90 Photo Irish Department of Defence
Irish Panhard AML-90 Photos Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland
Panhard AML-90 Photos (Taken at The Tank Museum -  Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
Panhard AML-90 Photos Keith Paget - Northampton, UK
Salvadoran AML-90 Photos Julio Montes - California USA

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
"Irish Army Rarden Turreted Panhard"  By Dennis J. McCarthy Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #25)
Panhard AML-90 Armored Car Information & Photos Federation of American Scientists - Military Analysis Network Website


Reference Author
"Argentine Panhards at War" (June 2012 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Santiago Rivas
Armored Fighting Vehicles of El Salvador: Museum Ordnance Special Number 7  (Darlington Publications) David Spencer
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Irish Army Vehicles: Transport and Armour Since 1922 Karl Martin
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook (2nd Edition) Christopher F. Foss
Landing Zone Lebanon: UNIFIL 2006 (Blue Steel Books) Moustafa Assad
Mexican and Central American Armor (Darlington Publications) Julio Montes
Panhard Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #39 R.M. Ogorkiewicz
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White
UNITAF In Somalia: Vehicles of Restore Hope Forces - Concord Publications Barry Beldam

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Panhard AML 90 Armored Car Kit Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic
Panhard AML 90 Armored Car Kit ADV/Azimut 1/35 Resin
Panhard AML 90 Armored Car Kit (MM-R068) Model Miniature 1/72 Resin
Panhard AML 90 Armored Car Kit (2077) Takom 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
AML 90 Update Set (BL35307K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin. For the Takom Kit.
AML 60 & 90 Sagged Wheels & Spare (BL35304K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin. For the Takom Kits.
AML 60 & 90 Engine with Doors (BL35306K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin. For the Takom Kits.
AML 60 & 90 Chassis Doors (BL35308K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin. For the Takom Kits.
Panhard AML 60 &90 Sagged Wheel Set (DW35098) DEF Model 1/35 Resin. For the Takom Kits.
Panhard AML Wheel Set (MM-R115) Model Minaiture 1/72 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Irish Panhard AML-90 Model Photos (1/72 Ace Models) Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland
Irish Panhard AML-90 Model Photos (1/35 Azimut) Roy Kinsella