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T11 Armored Car


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1932
Manufactured by: Four Wheel Drive Auto Company
Crew: 4
Armament: Turret: (1) .50 cal Heavy Machine Gun and (1) .30 caliber MG; Hull: (1) .30 cal MG
Engine: 8 Cylinder Gasoline (Cadillac)
Miscellaneous Info:

Completed in 1932, the pilot T11 Armored Car was tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground from January to July of 1933. As delivered by FWD, the car had several problems including mechanical failures due to insufficient strength of the rear end. Changes were made to the vehicle design, which resulted in the Marmon-Herrington built T11E1 Armored Car, and ultimately to the T11E2.

Data Sheet Available:   T11 Armored Car Data Sheet (by David Haugh)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
T11 Armored Car Photo U.S. Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
T11 Armored Car Photo (Private Family Collection) John Moore

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American Armored Cars (Grenadier Books) A.J. Clemens
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Car - A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R. P. Hunnicutt
Early U.S. Armor: Armored Cars 1915-40 (Osprey Publishing) Steve Zaloga
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
Searching for Perfection: An Encyclopedia of U.S. Army T-Series Vehicle Development (1925-1958)

Review by Peter Brown via Missing-Lynx

David R. Haugh
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

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