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OA vz. 27/PA-3 Armored Car


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Czechoslovakia (and Germany, Romania & Slovakia)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1927
Manufactured by: Skoda Works
Crew: 5
Armament: Turret: (2) 7.92mm vz. 07/24 Machine Guns; Front Hull: 7.92mm ZB vz. 26 MG
Engine: 4 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: In an attempt to simplify and lessen the costs of the production of the armor plating of the OA vz. 23/PA-2 "Turtle" Armored Car, the Czech military started production of the Obrneny automobil vz. 27 (Model 27 Armored Car)/PA-3 vehicles. Approximately 16 vehicles were built, some used by Germany, Romania and the Slovaks after the capitulation of Czech forces in World War Two.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
OA vz. 27/PA-3 Armored Car Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
OA vz. 27/PA-3 Armored Car Information Military Factory.com
OA vz. 27/PA-3 Armored Car Line Drawings Drawing Database.com
OA vz. 27/PA-3 Armored Car Line Drawings The Blue-Prints.com

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
OA.27/PA-3 Armored Car Model Kit (7206) Air Czech 1/72 Resin.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider