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2017-11-13

Background  Notes  –  American  Fighting  Vehicles

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The below information is an edited extract from http://afvdb.50megs.com/index.html.  Please refer to the original page for correct  vehicle designations as these have been edited for reasons of convenience.  The vehicles IDs are set in chronological order, showing their date of introduction.  More ground (fighting) vehicles are under scrutiny for AAC™ purposes, not all of them being mentioned here as they never entered service (see: US Military Vehicles).  The following abbreviations might be used :

APC

Armored Personnel Carrier

SPAAG

Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun

TH

Tank Heavy

CC

Combat Car

SPAAM

Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Missile

TL

Tank Light

HT

Half-Track

SPG

Self-Propelled Gun

(ground artillery)

TM

Tank Medium

PC

Personnel Carrier

SPH

Self-Propelled Howitzer

(ground artillery)

–

–

SC

Scout Car

SPM

Self-Propelled Mortar

(ground artillery)

–

–

–

–

SPR

Self-Propelled Rifle

(ground artillery)

–

–

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Year Armoured Cars
Scout Cars
Light Tanks Heavy    &
Meidum Tanks
APC
Halftrack
Landing Vehicles
Amphibous
Self-Propelled
Ground Artillery
SPAAG SPAAM
1934 M1 – – – – – – –
1935 M2 M2A1 – –   – – –
1935 – M2A2 – – – – – –
1936 – CTL-3 – – – – – –
1937 M2 – – – – – – –
1937 M3 – – – – – – –
1937 M4 – – – – – – –
1938 M1A1E1 M2A3 – – – – – –
1939 M3A1 – M2 – – – – –
1939 – CTL-3A – – – – – –
1940 M2 M2A4 M2A1 – – – – –
1941 – M3__.Stuart M3__.Lee M_2.Half-Track LVT1 M_3-_75mm.SPG – –
1941 – CTL-3M – M_3.Half-Track – M_4-_81mm.SPM – –
1942 T17E1.Staghound M5__.Stuart M3A1.Lee M30.Cargo LVT2 T19-105mm.SPH T28E1-_MGMC –
1942 T17__.Deerhound M3A1.Stuart M3A2.Lee M_5.Half-Track – T30-_75mm.SPH M14__-_MGMC –
1942 – M3A1.Stuart M3A5.Lee – – M_7-105mm.SPH M_6__-_37mm –
1942 – M3A3.Stuart M3A3.Lee – – M_8-_75mm.SPH T48__ -_57mm –
1942 – M5A1 Stuart M3A4.Lee – – M10-_76mm.SPG – –
1942 – – M4A1.Sherman – – M12-155mm.SPG – –
1942 – – M4A2.Sherman – – – – –
1942 – – M4A3.Sherman – – – – –
1942 – – M4__.Sherman – – – – –
1942 – – M4A4.Sherman – – – – –
1942 – – M6__.Heavy – – – – –
1942 – – M7__.Medium – – – – –
1942 – – T1E1.Heary.Tank – – – – –
1943 M_8__.Greyhound M22 Locust M6A1.Heavy M9A1.Half-Track – M4A1-_81mm.SPM M13.MGMC –
1943 M20__.Utility – M4A6.Sherman M3A1.Half-Track – M18_-_76mm.SPG M15.MGMC –
1943 – – T23_.Medium M5A1.Halft-Track – – M15.CGMC –
1943 – – – M2A1.Half-Track – – M16.MGMC –
1943 – – – – – – M17.MGMC –
1943 – – – – – – T17E2.Staghound –
1944 – M24 Chaffee M4A1.Sherman.76W M39.Utility LVT(A)4 M21_-_81mm.SPM T10E1.2×20mm.GMC –
1944 – – M4A1.Sherman.76HVSS – LVT4 M_7_-105mm.SPH – –
1944 – – M4A2.Sherman.76W – LVT3 M36_-_90mm.SPG – –
1944 – – M4A2.Sherman.76WHVSS – LVT(A)2 – – –
1944 – – M4A3.Sherman.75W – LVT(A)1 – – –
1944 – – M4A3.Sherman.76W – – – – –
1944 – – M4A3.Sherman.76WHVSS – – – – –
1944 – – M4A3E2.Sherman – – – – –
1944 – – M4A0.Sherman.105 – – – – –
1944 – – M4A0.Sherman.105HVSS – – – – –
1944 – – M4A3.Sherman.105 – – – – –
1944 – – M4A3.Sherman.105HVSS – – – – –
1944 – – M26.Pershing_(HT) – – – – –
1945 – – M45.Medium T16E2.Universal LVT(A)5 M37_-105mm.SPH M19_.2×40mm.GMC –
1945 – – – M44.Utility – M40_-155mm.SPG – –
1945 – – – – – M41_-155mm.SPH – –
1945 – – – – – M43_-203mm.SPH – –
1945 – – – – – – – –
1946 – – – – – – – –
1948 – – M26A1 Pershing – – – – –
1949 – – M46A0 Patton – – – – –
1950 – – – – – – – –
1951 – – M47A0.Patton.90mm – – – M42A0.Duster –
1951 – – M41A0.Walker.76mm – – – M34_.1×40mm –
1952 – – M48A0 Patton M75.APC – M53_-155mm.SPG – –
1952 – – M41A1.Walker.Bulldog – – M55_-203mm.SPH – –
1952 – – – – – M44_-155mm.SPH – –
1953 – – – M59.APC – M56_-_90mm.SPG – –
1955 – – M41A2.Walker.Bulldog – – M50_-106mm.SPR M42A1.Duster –
1955 – – M41A3.Walker.76mm – – M52_-155mm.SPH – –
1955 – – M67A0.Flame.Thrower – – – – –
1955 – – M67A1.Flame.Thrower – – – – –
1956 – – M103-0.Tank.120mm – LVTP5 – – –
1956 – – M48A2.Patton.90mm – LVTR1 – – –
1957 – – – – LVTH6 M84_-107mm.SPM – –
1959 – – M103-1.Tank.120mm – – – – –
1960 – – M60A0.Tank.105mm M113.APC – M106-107mm.SPM – –
1962 – – M60A1.Tank.105mm M577.ACPC – M107-175mm.SPG – –
1962 – – M103-2.Tank.120mm M114.ACRC – M108-105mm.SPH – –
1962 – – M67A2.Flame.Thrower – – M109-155mm.SPH – –
1962 – – – – – M110-203mm.SPH – –
1963 – – M48A3.Patton – – – – –
1963 – – M132.Flame.Thrower – – – – –
1964 – – – M113A1.APC – – – –
1965 – – – – – – – –
1966 – – M551 Sheridan – – – – –
1966 – – – – – – – –
1967 – – M48A3 Patton – – – – –
1969 – – – – – – M163.VADS M730A0.Chaparral
1970 – – – – – – – –
1971 – – – – LVTP7 – – –
1972 – – M551A1 Sheridan – LVTC7 – – –
1973 – – – – – – – –
1974 – – M48A5 Patton.105mm – – – – –
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