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T17E2 Staghound Anti-Aircraft

Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA for UK
First Produced/Service Dates: 1943
Manufactured by: Hull/Chassis: Chevrolet; Turret: Norge Division of Borge-Warner Corp.
Crew: 3
Armament: (2) .50 cal M2 HB Heavy Machine Guns
Engine: 6 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: The Frazier-Nash Turret was originally manufactured for British Torpedo boats.  Some surplus vehicles were converted into Staghound "Charger" Command Vehicles, used by higher level commanders in Northwest Europe during World War II.
Data Sheet Available:   Staghound AA Armored Car Data Sheet (by David Haugh)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
T17E2 AA Staghound Photos David Haugh - Content Editor
T17E2 AA Staghound Drawings/Diagrams David Haugh

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
"British Armored Cars in the Middle East, Late 1942" By Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #33)
"British Armored Car Production Figures - 1945" By Peter Brown
"(British) Vehicle Cencus In Germany - 1945" By Peter Brown
"Lonesome Staghound (and Other Tales)" Peter Brown
Staghound AA Information and Photos JED - The Military Equipment Directory
Staghound Website and Register Vehicle Website
T17E1 Staghound Armoured Car Information and Photos Canadian Soldiers.Com Website

Printed

Reference Author
American Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Samochod Pancerny Staghound Janusz Magnuski (Polish Text)
Staghound (Model Detail Photo Monograph #29) Rossagraph
Staghound, The : A Visual History of the T17E Series of Armored Cars in Allied Service: 1940-45"

Review by Patrick Keenan at the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society's (AMPS) Website.

By David Doyle (Ampersand Publishing)
"Staghound Armored Car 194262" (New Vanguard 159)
See Patrick Keenan's Review at the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society's Website.
Steve Zaloga (Osprey Publishing)
"Staghound Armoured Cars: Profile of a Long-Lived Family of Chevrolet-Built Wheeled AFV's" Wheels & Tracks: The International Review of Military Vehicles - Issue #32
"Staghound In Canadian Service, The" by Service Publications Roger Lucy
Staghound In Detail (Special Museum Line #46) by Wings and Wheels Publications Frantisek Koran & Martin Velek
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Staghound AA Vehicle Model Kit (K065) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin; Very nice kit.
Staghound AA Vehicle Model Kit (35026) Bronco Models 1/35 Injection Molded Styrene.
Staghound AA Vehicle Model Kit (ZB48002) Bronco Model 1/48 Injection Molded Plastic
Staghound AA Model Kit (6463) Italeri 1/35 Injection Molded Styrene.
       
Accessory/Detail Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Staghound AA Conversion (C089)

Review by Patrick Keenan

Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin; For Bronco Models Staghound I Kit (35011)  Also comes with Staghound Stowage Set (A117)
Staghound Stowage Set (A117) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Wheel Set with Chains(35040) Armorscale 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Armoured Car Decals (35063) Bison Decals 1/35 Decals.
Staghound Accessory Set (T35007) Black Dog 1/35 Resin
Staghound Snow Chained Wheel Set (T35008) Black Dog 1/35 Resin
Staghound "Big" Accessory Set (T35006) Black Dog 1/35 Resin. Includes T35007 & T35008
Staghound Stowage Set (BL35124K) Blast Models 1/35th Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Armored Car Mirrors (M357147) Echelon Fine Details 1/35 For Bronco Model Kits
T17E2 AA Staghound Detail Set (HLU35052) Hauler 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass.  For Bronco Models Kit
T17E2 AA Staghound Detail Set (HLX48322) Hauler 1/48 Photo-Etched Brass.  For Bronco Models Kit
Staghound Replacement Wheel Set (HSR35060) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Stowage Set (LF1157) Legend Productions 1/35th Resin; For Bronco Models Kit.
Staghound Steerable Front Suspension Set (35.2302) Resicast 1/35th For Bronco Models Kit.
Staghound Steerable Front Suspension Set (35.2301) Resicast 1/35th For For Italeri/Tamiya Re-box.
Staghound Stowage Set #11 (35.2300) Resicast 1/35th Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Replacement Wheels (RM558) Royal Model 1/35 Resin; "Regular" Tread Pattern. For all Bronco and Italeri Staghound Model Kits.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
1/35 Staghound Charger Command Vehicle (Canadian Gen. Simmonds) Model Kit Photos (Modified Bronco Models Kit) Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada