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Armored Personnel Carrier


Hungarian PSZH D-944


Country of Origin/Used by: Hungary, Czechoslovakia, East Germany & Iraq
First Produced/Service Dates: 1966
Manufactured by: Hungarian State Arsenals
Crew: 3+6
Armament: Turret: 14.5mm Cannon; Co-Axial: 7.62mm Machine Gun
Engine: (4) Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was developed by the Hungarians as an improvement to the earlier FUG/OT-65 amphibious scout vehicle and used instead of the similar Soviet-built BRDM-2 scout car.  Officially designated PSZH D-944, it has also been referred to as the FUG-2 and PSZH-IV by the Hungarians, Obrnený Transportér vz. 66 (OT-66) by the Czechs and SPW-PSH by the East Germans. Besides the Armored Personnel Carrier, other variants of this series include Agitation/Propaganda Vehicle, Ambulance, Border Patrol Reconnaissance Vehicle, Combat Engineer Vehicle, a number of different Command Vehicles and NBC Reconnaissance Vehicle.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
Hungarian PSZH D-944 APC Photos Mark Aldrich - IPMS/USA Tacoma Green Dragons (Washington)
Hungarian PSZH D-944 APC Photos Major (Retired) Don Allen - Orleans, Ontario Canada
Hungarian PSZH D-944 APC Photos The Massimo Foti Collection

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
FUG D-442/PSZH D-944 Vehicle Information & Photos Military-Factory.Com
PSZH D-944 APC Information & Photos Army Guide.Com
PSZH D-944 APC Information & Photos Military-Today.Com
PSZH D-944 APC Photos (Via Dave Connolly) Prime Portal
PSZH D-944 APC Photos Toadman's Tank Pictures


Reference Author
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher F. Foss
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service BT White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Hungarian/East German Police PSZH-IV APC Model Kit (72101) Armada 1/72 Resin

Model Photos

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