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    M42

    Antiaircraft System M-42 Duster, based on the chassis of the

    M-41 Bulldog, is a member of the family

    armored vehicles, developed after World War II.

    Between 1951 and 1956 produced 3,700 copies

    This machine mainly by Cadillac. Its main

    drawback is petrol engine,

    limited to operational range, and no

    Radar fire control system - the shooter was forced

    Finding

    goal visually. Furthermore, the open top lowered

    Immunity crew. On the other hand, this Viet Nam

    Installing

    widely used for fire support of land

    Troops. She remained in service with the National Guard of the United States

    Until

    80s. The apparatus used tower with paired

    40-mm guns and power-driven, designed for anti-aircraft

    self-propelled M-19 World War II.

    Production:

    U.S.

    Crew:

    6

    weight:

    22,45 tons

    Dimensions:

    length 6.37 m, width 3.23 m, height 2,85

    Range:

    {161 km 100 miles)

    Armor:

    12-38 mm

    Armament:

    Two 40-mm anti-aircraft guns, one 7.62mm machine gun

    Engine

    :

    One 6-cylinder petrol engine air

    Cooling Continental AOS-895-3 capacity of 500 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed of 72 km / h, 1.3 m fording,

    wall Fording 1.7 m, 1.8 m trench





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