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YP-408 6x8

Armored Personnel Carrier


Country of Origin/Used by: The Netherlands
First Produced/Service Dates: 1964-1988
Manufactured by: van Doorne Automobiel Fabriek (DAF)
Crew: 2+9
Armament: Primary: (1) 12.7mm Heavy Machine Gun; Secondary: (1) 7.62mm MG
Engine: (6) Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle has only 6 of the 8 wheels directly driven (1st, 3rd and 4th axles)
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
YP-408 APC Prototype Photo Dave Haugh - Content Editor
YP-408 APC Photos Don Allen - Orleans, Ottawa Canada
YP-408 APC Photos Roger Greenaway - Margate, UK
YP-408 APC Photos Dave Haugh
YP-408 APC Photos Erik Hendriks - Sittard, Netherlands
YP-408 APC Photos (Taken at Musee' des Blindes - Saumur, France) Christophe Jacquemont - Washington, D.C. USA
  YP-408 APC Photo William Testaert - Brussels, Belgium
YP-408 Ambulance Photos Roger Greenaway
    YP-408 APC with TOW ATGM Photos Dave Haugh

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
"DAF YP-408 Nederlandse Troepencarrier"  By David Haugh Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #2)
"DAF YP-408 Update"  By J.w.l. Heesakkers Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #32)
YP-408 APC Information & Photos DAF YP-408: Forgotten Hero? Webpage


Reference Author
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook (2nd Edition) Christopher Foss

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