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T17 Deerhound 6x6 Armored Car


Country of Origin/Used by: USA & Brazil
First Produced/Service Dates: 1941
Manufactured by: Ford Motor Company
Crew: 5
Armament: (1) 37mm cannon and (2) .30 caliber machine guns.
Engine: 6-Cylinder Gasoline (Hercules JXD)
Miscellaneous Info: A total of 250 “Deerhounds” were built and eventually issued to Military Police units in the US and the Brazillian Military.
Data Sheet Available: None Available


Reference Source/Provider
T17 Deerhound Photo (And Above) US Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
T17 Armored Car Technical Manual (TM 9-740) US War Department via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
Article on the T17 Deerhound (In Portuguese) Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (Brazil)


Reference Author
American Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
"Deerhound" (October 2014 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Helio Higuchi & Paulo Roberto Bastos, Jr.
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

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
T17 Deerhound Model Kit (BVM 35055) Best Value Model (Subsidiary of Azimut) 1/35 Conversion/Kit Combination either the Bronco Models or Italeri T17E1 Staghound model kits.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
T17 Deerhound Model Kit (1/35 Best Value Models) By James Kellett - North Vancouver, B.C. Canada