Panhard EBR ETT from 1956

The Panhard EBR (Panhard Engin Blindé de Reconnaissance, French: Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle) is an armoured car designed by Panhard for the French Army and later used across the globe, notably by the French Army during the Algerian War and by the Portuguese Army during the Overseas War.


The ETT Engin de Transport de Troupe English: troop transport vehicle) was an APC variant originally developed for the platoons evolving alongside the EBR in the French army reconnaissance units. Two prototypes were tested between 1956 and 1957, but ultimately were not adopted by the French Army. Finally, 28 units were purchased by Portuguese Army, to integrate its EBR equipped reconnaissance squadrons.

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