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OA vz. 30 Armored Car


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Czechoslovakia (and Germany, Romania & Slovakia)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1934
Manufactured by: Tatra A.S.
Crew: 3
Armament: Turret: 7.92mm ZB vz. 26 Machine Gun; Front Hull: 7.92mm ZB vz. 26 MG; and one spare weapon
Engine: 4 Cylinder Gasoline (Tatra 52)
Miscellaneous Info: The prototype and first production Obrneny automobil vz. 30 (Model 30 Armored Car) vehicles were built on the Tatra T52 6x4 1 1/2 ton truck chassis.  However, all subsequent cars used the improved T72 chassis.  Approximately 51 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

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OA vz. 30 Armored Car Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

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Printed

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A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Obrneny automobil OA vz. 30 (Jakab) Radomir Zavadil

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
OA vz. 30 Model Kit (35050) MMK Models 1/35 Multi-Media
Tatra OA vz. 30 Model Kit (MV104) Planet Models 1/72 Multi-Media
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

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