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ManufacturerGorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod
Primary RoleArmored Car


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MachineryOne GAZ M1 engine rated at 50hp
Armament1x7.62mm DT machine guns
Length4.31 m
Width1.75 m
Height2.13 m
Weight2.0 t
Speed85 km/h
Range450 km

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
10 Dec 2009 06:26:21 PM

The BA-20 was developed in 1936 and was used by HQ Staff, reconnaissance and communication units. Built from the civilian GAZ-M1 automobile, which was a modified Ford design it mounted a turret w/ one 7.62mm machine gun Production ended in 1941 however, many were used against German forces during the June 1941 invasion.

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