Renault AMR 33 – French Light Tank


Automitrailleuse de Reconnaissance Renault Modèle 1933, short AMR 33 or Renault VM. Translates to; Renault Model 1933 Reconnaissance Armored Car. This French light Renault tank was developed in 1932 and was produced from 1933 until 1935. The name would suggest it had a reconnaissance role but the idea was to use these light tank in cavalary tank units a close support vs infantry. It had an armor of 13 mm and its main gun was a 7,5 mm machine gun. It was mechanically unreliable and only 123 pieces were built.

AMR 33 – French Light Tank - photo 2014
AMR 33 – French Light Tank – photo 2014
AMR 33 – French Light Tank - photo 2014
AMR 33 – French Light Tank – photo 2014
AMR 33 – French Light Tank - photo 2014
AMR 33 – French Light Tank – photo 2014
Inside the AMR 33 – French Light Tank - photo 2014
Inside the AMR 33 – French Light Tank – photo 2014
AMR 33, FCM 36, Panhard AMD 178, Char B1 Bis, Sumoa S 35 – French Light Tank - photo 2014
AMR 33, FCM 36, Panhard AMD 178, Char B1 Bis, Sumoa S 35 – French Light Tank – photo 2014

 


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