Friday, January 24, 2014
The M113 is a armored personnel carrier manufactured by BAE Systems. The main feature of the M113 is a fully enclosed hull welded from aluminum armor. Almost half of the  vehicle components are manufactured from the light alloys. The  Armor of this vehicle provides enough protection against small arms fire and artillery shell splinter.

M113 Armored Personnel Carrier


General Characteristics

  • Main armament: M2 Browning machine gun
  • Weight:    12.3 tonnes
  • Length:    4.863 metres
  • Width:    2.686 metres
  • Height:    2.5 metres
  • Total Person carried: 13
  • Armor:    Aluminum 12–38 mm
  • Operational range: 480 km
  • Speed:    67.6 km/h

Secondary Armament:

  • 40 mm Mk 19 automatic grenade launcher
  • Can be fitted with anti-tank weapons
    • M47 Dragon 
    • BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missile systems
  • High explosive cannon from 20 mm to 105 mm


  1. This is a picture of a British FV 432, not an American M113

  2. ooops sorry.. yes you're right. Will update it later.