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Volkswagen Type 183/Bombardier Iltis

4x4 Utility Carrier Truck


Country of Origin/Used by: Germany, Canada and Belgium.
First Produced/Service Dates: 1977
Manufactured by: Volkswagen of Germany and Bombardier of Canada
Crew: 1/3
Armament: As fitted by user; A typical armament package was (1) 7.62mm or (1) .50 cal machine gun.
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: VW made the Iltis from 1977 to 1981.  However, Bombardier commenced production in 1983.
Data Sheet Available:   VW Type 183/Bombardier Iltis Data Sheet by David Haugh


Reference Source/Provider
Canadian Bombardier Iltis Photos David Haugh - Content Editor
  German VW Type 183/Bombardier Iltis Photo Neil Baumgardner - Arlington, Virginia USA
German VW Type Iltis Photo Luis Pitarch - Spain
German VW Type 183 Iltis Photos Alan Wise Collection
  VW Type 183/Bombardier Iltis Line Drawings David Haugh

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
Iltis Utility Truck Information and Photos Iltis America Vehicle Sales Website
Iltis Utility Truck Information and Photos 4WD Online Website
Iltis Utility Truck Photos by Hans-Hermann Buhling Prime Portal
Iltis Utility Truck Photos by Mark Minnis Prime Portal
Iltis Utility Truck Photos by Daryl Nightingale Prime Portal
Iltis Utility Truck Photos by Jean Thomas Rembert Prime Portal


Reference Author
4x4 Leger Iltis En Service a La Force Terrestre Belge, Le (Editions de Krijger) Henri Demaret
Iltis In Canadian Service, The (WOW042) (Service Publications) Clive Law
ILTIS: The Iltis 0.5 t tmil Light Truck in Service with the Bundeswehr and Other Armies (5057) (Tankograd Publishing)

See Editor Patrick's Book Review at the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society's (AMPS) Website
Carl Schulze
VW Iltis (Schiffer Publications) Willy Queissner

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