M113 Lynx

Here’s another photo from Rokycany, a rather rare vehicle. Or at least unusual for central Europe. This is an M113 variant called Lynx.

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This is basically an M113 upgraded with a turret that can hold either a .50cal MG (M2 of course), or a 25mm autocannon (Bushmaster, presumably). In Europe it was used by the Dutch and this particular vehicle came from the Netherlands. As you can see, it’s a really sorry shape. The problem is, the museum is a private enterprise – unlike LeŇ°any, they don’t really get money from the state (although they allegedly recently received some subsidies, I didn’t look into it). Let’s hope they put it together – it’s not the only vehicle there in such a sorry shape.

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4 thoughts on “M113 Lynx

    • Yes. It’s actually not a M113 variant per se, the chassis was heavily modified as you say and it has one less roadwheel. It was marketed as a separate vehicle.

    • pretty much only the engine, tracks, wheels and suspension parts was shared with the M113A2 other then that completely new and indeed the engine is in the back