Autocannone da 20/65 su FIAT-SPA 38R

Kingdom of Italy (1937-1943) Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – At Least 261 Officially Converted The Autocannone da 20/65 su FIAT-SPA 38R was an Italian Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun (SPAAG) designed in 1937, then abandoned and eventually officially accepted into service in June 1940, when the Italian Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army) high command realized that it did…

Autocannone da 75/27 su FIAT-SPA T.L.37

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1942) Self-Propelled Gun – 12 Converted The Autocannone da 75/27 su FIAT-SPA T.L.37 was an Italian truck-mounted artillery Self-Propelled Gun (SPG). It was developed as a desperate solution to improve the mobility of an old artillery piece and to support the Italian troops in the North African Campaign. It was used by…

Autocannone da 100/17 su Lancia 3Ro

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1942) Truck-Mounted Artillery – 16 Converted The Autocannone da 100/17 su Lancia 3Ro was an Italian truck-mounted artillery vehicle used by the Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army). It was produced in small numbers by converting some heavy duty trucks available in Italian military workshops in North Africa with some obsolete guns. It…

Autocannone da 65/17 su Morris CS8

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1943) Truck-Mounted Artillery – 24 Converted The Autocannone da 65/17 su Morris CS8 was a wheeled self-propelled gun built during the Second World War by the workshops of the Italian Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army) in Libyan territory. This vehicle was created by installing a 65 mm infantry cannon on the cargo…

Autocannone da 20/65 su Ford, Chevrolet 15 CWT, and Ford F60

Kingdom of Italy (1940-1942) Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – Unknown Number Converted When the Regio Esercito (English: Royal Italian Army) entered the Second World War in 1940, it did not have in its ranks a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) to equip its units. During the North African Campaign, this problem became evident, and some anti-aircraft vehicles…

Autocannone da 102/35 su FIAT 634N

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1942) Truck-Mounted Artillery – 7 Converted The Autocannone da 102/35 su FIAT 634N was an Italian truck-mounted anti-aircraft and support self-propelled gun used by the Italian Milizia marittima di artiglieria (English: Maritime Artillery Militia) under Italian Regia Marina (English: Royal Navy) in North Africa against the Commonwealth troops. It was built by…