Military Factory

Military Vehicles - 1960 to 1969

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 8/3/2015

The Cold War brought about the very real threat of all-out war in Europe - yet again - and escalated the situation in Vietnam.

There are a total of (68) Military Vehicles from 1960 to 1969 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.

The AMX-30 stemmed from a post-World War 2 design that saw many nations in Europe attempting to refit and update their armor ...
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BM-21 (Grad)
The BM-21 "Grad" is a specialty weapon utilized by over 65 countries in one form or another and, despite her Cold War origins...
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BMD-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Desanta)
Since the tactic of utilizing airborne troops came to lethal fruition in World War 2, there always lay the challenge of outfi...
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BMP-1 (Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty)
The Soviet military was first major military power to widely adopt the concept of an "armored fighting infantry carrier" thro...
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Bravia Chaimite (Series)
The Bravia Chaimite V-series of light armored vehicles is a Portuguese-designed and produced 4x4 armored personnel carrier (A...
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The BRDM-2 primarily served as an armored scout car with the Soviet Army during the height of the Cold War. She was a direct ...
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The armored 8x8 wheeled BTR-60 of 1960 was developed as a direct replacement for the 6x6 wheeled BTR-152 series Armored Perso...
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Cadillac Gage Commando (M706 / G-392)
The Cadillac Gage "Commando" (V-100 / G-392) was first adopted by the United States Army in the 1960s for the light armored 4...
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Chieftain MBT
The original Centurion Main Battle Tank (A41) of 1945 was a hugely successful British Army initiative enacted during World Wa...
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D-442 FUG / D-944 PSzH
The Soviet influence is clear in the design of the Hungarian FUG though much has been added to make the FUG a wholly Hungaria...
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FMC XR311 (G.I. Hotrod)
In 1969, the FMC Corporation undertook in-house development of a new multi-purpose four-wheeled military vehicle designed to ...
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The FV432 was a solid, if unspectacular, armored personnel carrier for the British Army, seeing over 3,000 in total productio...
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FV4401 Contentious
Since World War 2 (1939-1945) pushed the need for more air-transportable anti-armor solutions to meet the enemy's growing sta...
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GIAT Mk F3 (Canon de 155mm Mle F3 Automoteur)
After World War 2 (1939-1945) proved the value of Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) systems and the efficient process of simply conve...
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Kaiser-Jeep M530
The Kaiser Jeep Model 530 6X6 was a firefighting truck that first saw production 1966. She was an important vehicle, oft-ove...
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Kaiser-Jeep M715 (Five Quarter)
Up to 1965, the United States military relied on the Dodge G741 truck (as the M37) as its go anywhere, do anything truck. 115...
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Kanonenjagdpanzer (Jagdpanzer Kanone - JPK)
In World War 2 the German Army developed tank hunters, the "Panzerjagers" or tank destroyers - a classification of armored ve...
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LARS-1 (Leichtes Artillerie Raketen System)
The West German Army developed the Light Artillery Rocket System (LARS) during the 1960s, eventually adopted it for operation...
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Leopard 1 MBT
The German war-making capacity was dismantled by the victors following the end of the war in Europe. The Soviet Union took Be...
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Lynx CRV (M113-and-a-Half)
The Lynx was an offshoot of the ubiquitous American M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) developed to serve in the command an...
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M1068 SICPS (Standard Integrated Command Post System)
The M1068 SICPS (Standard Integrated Command Post System) became a further modification of the M577 Tactical Operations Cente...
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M107 SPA
Developed alongside the storied M110 Self-Propelled Howitzer was the M107. Both vehicles utilized the same five road-wheeled ...
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M109 SPA
The155mm-armed M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) was developed concurrently with the 105mm-armed M108 SPH. Both shared the ...
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M110 SPA
By the end of the Korea War (1950-1953), the American Army was in need of modernization to replace many of its weapon systems...
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M113 APC
The American M113 Armored Personnel Carrier became one of the most successful Cold War vehicles in the world with operators n...
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M114 CRV
The M114 Command and Reconnaissance Carrier followed the ubiquitous M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) series into operatio...
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M151 MUTT (Military Utility Tactical Truck)
Prior to the adoption of the ubiquitous HUMVEE multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle, the US military relied on the world renowned "Jeep"...
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M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS)
The M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS) mated the firepower of the United States Air Force's standard aerial cannon - the M...
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M167 Vulcan
Requiring a voluminous fire, light-class towed anti-aircraft defense system, the U.S. Army adopted the M167 "Vulcan" in 1967....
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M551 Sheridan
The M551 General Sheridan (or simply "Sheridan") was a light-armored and heavily-armed portable tank system utilized by the U...
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M561 (Gamma Goat)
Observing the active French Army involvement in Southeast Asia, the US military began to research a new logistically-minded c...
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Utility-minded vehicles seldom receive the attention they rightfully deserve in the context of battlefield success for their ...
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M60 (Patton)
The M60 "Patton" Main Battle Tank began development in 1957 to counter rumors that the Soviets were working on a new main bat...
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The M60 AVLB (Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge) was developed from the existing M60 Patton Main Battle Tank (MBT) as a dedicat...
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M727 Hawk
The M727 is a tracked carrier vehicle designed to transport the Hawk guided missile system (known collectively under the desi...
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M730 Chaparral
The M48 Chaparral SAM system consists of an infrared heat seeking missile, a launcher with a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) ...
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M88 Hercules
The M88 Hercules series began in the 1960s and had since run through three major conversions. The Hercules is designed as an ...
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Magach (M48 / M60)
Israel needed tanks to defend her borders from the Arab states and the American M48 tank was the best choice based on reliabi...
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Having captured large stocks of Soviet-made BM-24 "Katyusha" unguided rocket-launching systems from its neighboring enemies, ...
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MBT-70 (KPz-70)
The Cold War in Europe spanned from 1947 into 1991 and the undisputed enemy to the democratic world was the nuclear-armed Sov...
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MIM-46 Mauler
The MIM-46 "Mauler" was an ill-fated attempt at a tracked mobile surface to air missile defense system for the US Army. The M...
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MT-LB (M1970)
World War 2 warfare instilled on the Soviet Army the need for a very mobile armored force. After the war, the concepts proven...
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OT M-60
Yugoslavia was formed in 1943 during World War 2 (1939-1945) and maintained an existence up until its dissolution in 1992. Th...
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Panhard AML 60 / 90
The French Army used the Panhard AML 60 / 90 series of light armored cars to replace the 1950s-era Daimler Ferrets. Scout / A...
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Panzer 61 (Pz 61)
With American and European military and political commitments focused attention on the Korean Peninsula for the Korean War (1...
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Pbv 302 (Pansarbandvagn 302)
Though rarely considered a military powerhouse in the same breath as the United States, Great Britain or Russia, it seems tha...
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Raketenjagdpanzer 1
Due to the vast quantities of Soviet Armor across their border during the height of the Cold War, West Germany adopted a simp...
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SA-3 (Goa) / S-125 Neva / Pechora
With more nimble and advanced aircraft emerging from the West during the Cold War decades, it fell to Soviet engineers to dev...
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SA-9 (Gaskin) / 9K31 Strela-1
The SA-9 (NATO codename of "Gaskin" and formally designated by the Russians as the 9K31 Strela-1) was a four-wheeled mobile a...
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Saurer 4K 4FA
Developed to serve the same battlefield function as the classic American M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC), the Saurer 4K ...
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Stridsvagn 103 (Strv 103) (S-Tank)
The Swedish-originated Stridsvagn 103 (Strv 103) - also known as the "S-Tank") was one of the more extreme departures from co...
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T-34/100 (T-100)
The T-34/100 (also known as the T-100) was a Egyptian-inspired tank destroyer conversion of the famous Soviet World War 2-era...
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After the end of World War 2, the Soviet military had officially replaced their war-winning T-34 Medium Tank series with the ...
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The natural progression of Soviet tank design during the years following World War 2 eventually produced the T-64 Main Battle...
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Type 60 SP 106mm
The Type 60 was a Japanese self-propelled 106mm recoilless rifle gun platform designed for use by the Japan Ground Self-Defen...
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Type 61
After the close of hostilities in World War 2, the Japanese Empire was rightfully stripped of all war-making capabilities tha...
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Type 62
Yet another in the long line of NORINCO designs inspired by Soviet-era purchases, the Type 62 (classified as a "light tank") ...
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Type 63 (WZ211)
The Chinese-built NORINCO (China NORth INdustries COrporation) Type 63 Light Tank drew its influence from the Soviet PT-76 Li...
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Type 63 (YW531)
In the late 1950s, the Chinese government called on local industry to design and develop a low-cost Armored Personnel Carrier...
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Type 63 SPAAG
The Type 63 was a self-propelled, tracked anti-aircraft defense system produced by NORINCO of China. The system featured the ...
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Type 653
The Type 653 Armored Recovery Vehicle (ARV) was developed by NORINCO of China for the Chinese Army. A conventional ARV system...
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Type SU 60 APC
The Japanese Type-60 was the first armored personnel carrier developed by the Mitsubishi and Komatsu companies in the post-Wo...
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Vickers Abbot (FV433)
With modern artillery a proven commodity on the battlefields of World War 1 (1914-1918), the concept of mobile artillery proj...
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Vickers MBT
The Vickers Main Battle Tank series was created with export customers in mind. It was soon discovered that foreign operators ...
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Walid (Walid Gomaa Mohamed)
In the 1960s, the Egyptian Army invested in a new armored car based on its experiences with the Soviet-era 4x4 wheeled BTR-40...
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ZSU-23-4 (Shilka)
The ZSU-23-4 "Shilka" system has been - and in many examples continues to be - a much-feared anti-aircraft system for pilots ...
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ZU-23-2 / ZU-23
The ZU-23-2 is a light, towed anti-aircraft / air defense system developed by the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Design work bega...
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