Loyd Carrier

United Kingdom (1939) Tankette – 26,000 Built Carriers were a series of utility vehicles produced during the Second World War. They fulfilled a number of roles including troop transportation, reconnaissance, and towing guns. Though perhaps thought mundane compared to other armored vehicles, Carriers were the backbone of the British Army in the war. They even…

Universal Carrier

United Kingdom (1934-1960) Tankette – ~113,000 built Origins: The Carden-Loyd Mk.VI tankette The early Carden-Loyd tankettes from 1933 were the very basis for the Universal Carrier. Originally, these machines were invented by Major Giffard LeQuesne Martel, who developed a prototype privately, for potential requests from the Royal Army Corp. He was a military engineer and a…