A reader pointed me to this Fox News video (“Ready to Fight”) about training the new Iraqi army. He wonders what the 6×6 APC in the background is. I checked out the video and saw the 6×6. Here are a couple of screen shots showing both sides:
I don’t know what this is, though I wonder if it might not be some sort of French-built Panhard VCR. Iraq had some of these, and the way the center wheel appears to be raised (see the pic of the left side) made me look into some French vehicles.
Here’s a couple shots:
Army.mil’s Center for Military History has this drawing:
Anyone have a better guess?