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TK-6 Armored Car



Country of Origin/Used by: USA for Iran
First Produced/Service Dates: 1933
Manufactured by: American LaFrance Fire Engine Company
Crew: 4?
Armament: Turret: (1) 37mm Cannon and (1) 7.9mm Machine Gun; Front-Right Hull: (1) 7.9mm MG
Engine: 12 Cylinder Gasoline
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The TK-6 Armored Car was one of two vehicles built for use by Persia (Iran), but also tested (but not adopted) by the US Military. The other vehicle was the Marmon-Herrington TH-310 ALF-1/TK-5 Armored Car. The TK-6 was fully chain-driven and had dual driving stations (front and back), which was contrary to other US built vehicles.

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  TK-6 Armored Car Photo U.S. Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor

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

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