M50 Ontos

M50 Ontos

Country USA
Type Light armored tracked anti-tank
Photographer Erik Fox

Album of 15 photos of a M50 Ontos

Photo galery of a M50 Ontos,
The Ontos, officially the Rifle, Multiple 106 mm, Self-propelled, M50, was a U.S. light armored tracked anti-tank vehicle developed in the 1950s, a fast tank killer for airborne forces.

It mounted six M40 106 mm recoilless rifles as its main armament, which could be fired in rapid succession against single targets to guarantee a kill. It was produced in limited numbers for the U.S. Marines after the U.S. Army lost interest in the project. The Marines consistently reported excellent results when they used the Ontos for direct fire support against infantry in numerous battles and operations during the Vietnam War. The American stock of Ontos was largely expended towards the end of the conflict and the Ontos was removed from service in 1969.

Source: Wikipedia

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Service history
In service : 1956–69
Used by :United States
Wars :
-Vietnam War
-Operation Power Pack
Production history
Designer : Allis-Chalmers
Designed : 1952
Manufacturer : Allis-Chalmers
Produced :1955–57
Number built : 297
Variants : M50A1
Weight : 8.600kg
Length : 3.83m
Width :2.59m
Height :2.13m
Crew :3 (driver, gunner and loader)
Caliber : 106mm
Main armament : 6×M40 recoilless rifles
Secondary armament : 1×.30-caliber machine gun
Operational range : 185km
Speed : 48km/h

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