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OT-64/SKOT

Armored Personnel Carrier

OT-64C(1) APC


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Czechoslovakia & Poland along with many others including Algeria, Angola, Cambodia,East Germany, Hungary, India (1972), Iraq, Libya, Morocco, Sierra Leon, Sudan, Syria, Uganda (1978), and Uruguay.
First Produced/Service Dates: 1964
Manufactured by: Tatra
Crew: 2 - 12
Armament: Various Armament packages depending on variant. 
Engine: 8 Cylinder Tatra Model T-928-14 or -18 diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Amphibious Vehicle co-produced by Czechoslovakia and Poland to use instead of the comparable Soviet BTR-60/70 APCs.

The main versions produced were as follows:
OT-64A/SKOT: Czech Republic - Unarmed; Poland - Pintle mounted 7.62mm machine gun.
OT-65B/SKOT 2: Poland only: Pintle mounted 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun.
OT-65C(1)/SKOT 2A: Turret: (1) 14.5mm KPVT MG; Coaxial: (1) PKT 7.62mm MG
OT-65C(2)/SKOT 2AP: Poland Only; had a new turret but with same armament as SKOT 2A.
Data Sheet Available:   OT-64/SKOT Data Sheet by Dave Haugh.

 
OT-64C/SKOT 2a Data Sheet by Dave Haugh.

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
  OT-64/SKOT APC Drawing U.S. Army via David Haugh- Content Editor
OT-64/SKOT APC Photos David Haugh
OT-64C(1)/SKOT 2A APC Photos (Taken at the Kemble Military Vehicle Show -2005) David Green - Oxfordshire, UK
OT-64C(1)/SKOT 2A APC Photos US Department of Defense via David Haugh
OT-64C(1)/SKOT 2A APC Photos (Taken at the Kemble Military Vehicle Show -2006) Dennis Trowbridge - Salisbury, UK
OT-64C(1)/SKOT 2A APC Photos - (Taken at Musee' des Blindes - Saumur, France) Dennis Trowbridge

References Available

Online

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Printed

Reference Author
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. 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
OT-64C(1)/SKOT 2A APC Model Kit Jadar/ARMO 1/35 Resin & Brass

Model Photos

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