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Rover Mark 2 Light Armored Car


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Country of Origin/Used by: Australia
First Produced/Service Dates: 1943
Manufactured by: Chassis: Ford Motor Company of Australia; Armor: Ruskin Motor Body Works
Crew: 5
Armament: Primary: .303 Vickers Machine Gun; Secondary: .303 BREN MG
Engine: 8 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: The Rover Mark 2 was based on the 5 ton CMP truck chassis, but never saw combat.  This vehicle was shorter than its predecessor, the Rover Mark 1 Light Armored Car.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

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Rover Mark 2 Armored Car Photos (Taken at RAAC Museum- Puckapunyal) Brad James - Australia

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A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty

Australian Military Equipment Profiles (Volume 3): Australian Scout and Armoured Cars: 1933 - 1945

Michael Cecil
"Australian Light Armoured Car 'Rover'" - AFV News (November 1978 Issue) Paul Handel
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks

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