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Type 6616 Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Italy (Also used by Peru & Somalia)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1972
Manufactured by: FIAT/Oto Melara
Crew: 3
Armament: Turret: (1) 20mm Cannon; Co-Axial: (1) 7.62mm machine gun.
Engine: (4) Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle also shares many of the same parts and components as the Type 6614 APC and is fully amphibious.  Other turrets/weapons can be fitted including 25mm, 60mm and 90mm Cannons and 106mm recoilless rifle.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
  Peruvian Type 6616 Armored Car Photo (and Above) Lewis Mejia - Peru
   Somali Type 6616 Armored Car Turret Photo US Department of Defense via Mark Holloway

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Type 6616 Armored Car Information and Photos Army Guide.com Website
Peruvian Type 6616 Armored Car Photos #1 (via Jose Luis Silva Chang) Prime Portal.Com Website
Peruvian Type 6616 Armored Car Photos #2 (via Jose Luis Silva Chang) Prime Portal.Com Website

Printed

Reference Author
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert Icks
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher F. Foss
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Type 6616 Armored Car Model Kit (72019) Mr. Panzer/Brach Models 1/72 Resin.
Type 6616 Armored Car Model Kit (87046) MR Modellbau 1/87 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider