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Rover Mark 1 Light Armored Car


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Australia
First Produced/Service Dates: 1941
Manufactured by: Chassis: Ford Motor Company of Australia; Hull: Ruskin Motor Bodies Pty. Ltd. & Victorian Railways
Crew: 2/3
Armament: Front Hull: .303 Vickers Machine Gun; Anti-Aircraft: .303 BREN MG
Engine: 8 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was only used for training and home defense.  Precluded the shorter Rover Mark 2 Light Armored Car.
Data Sheet Available:   Rover Mk 1 Light Armored Car Data Sheet by Dave Haugh

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Rover Mark 1 Armored Car Photos  Australian War Memorial
 Rover Mark 1 Armored Car Photo Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

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Printed

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A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty

Australian Military Equipment Profiles (Volume 3): Australian Scout and Armoured Cars: 1933 - 1945

Michael Cecil
"Australian Light Armoured Car 'Rover'" - AFV News (November 1978 Issue) Paul Handel
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks

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