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T9/M2 Scout Car


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Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1935 (T9)
1938 (M2)
Manufactured by: Corbitt Company. Armored body by Diebold Safe & Lock
Crew: 2+3
Armament: (1) .30 cal. Machine Gun
Engine: 8-Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: The T9 scout car was designed by Corbitt and built on their 1 1/2 ton truck chassis, using their "Corbitt Eight" inline gasoline engine.  The vehicle was later redesignated the M2 scout car in approximately 1938. Only about twenty T9/M2''s were produced by 1938. 

A improved version of the M2 scout, designated the M2E1, was also produced.  Among other changes, it was equipped with heavier axles, and a track mounted weapon mount was fitted (a precursor to that on the M2A1/M3/M3A1 scout car), but only two vehicles were produced before being cancelled.
Data Sheet Available: T9/M2 Scout Car Data Sheet (by Dave Haugh)

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 T9 Scout Car Photo (Above) Dave Haugh - Content Editor
   M2 Scout Car Photo Dave Haugh - Content Editor

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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 and Robert J. Icks
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

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