XLP-20

Federative Republic of Brazil (1977) Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge – None Built In 1976, Brazil built its first bridgelayer, known as the XLP-10. The XLP-10 was based on a modernized Stuart hull, also known as an X1 hull, and carried a 10 m long bridge which could support up to 20 tonnes. Realizing that the…

VETE T-1 A-1 Cutia

Federative Republic of Brazil (1965) Reconnaissance Vehicle – 1 Prototype Built Up until 1967, Brazil was dependent on foreign countries for armored vehicles. Throughout and in the aftermath of World War 2, Brazil would receive large numbers of cheap armored vehicles from the United States, including the M3 Stuart and the M4 Sherman. In fact,…