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Panhard M3 VTT

Armored Personnel Carrier


Country of Origin/Used by: France and Ireland (Including many other smaller nations)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1971
Manufactured by: Panhard
Crew: 2+10
Armament: (4) Many different turrets and weapons packages are available including ones that mount machine guns, MILAN ATGW and Anti-Aircraft Guns.
Engine: 4 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: This APC shares many of the same parts as the AML 20, AML 60 and AML 90 Armored Cars
Data Sheet Available:   Not Available


Reference Source/Provider
  M3 APC Photos Neil Baumgardner - Arlington, Virginia USA
    M3 VAT Repair/Maintenance Vehicle Photos Jacques Dujardin - France

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
Panhard M3 APC Information and Photos Army Guide Website
Panhard M3 APC Information and Photos Irish Military Online Website
Panhard M3 APC Photos Toadman's Tank Pictures Website


Reference Author
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Irish Army Vehicles: Transport and Armour Since 1922 Karl Martin
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher F. Foss
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

Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Irish Panhard M3 APC (72414) Ace Models 1/72 Plastic

Model Pictures

Reference Source/Provider
Irish Panhard M3 APC (1/72 Ace Models) Model Photos Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland