A fast armoured vehicle used for military reconnaissance and liaison.
- The scout car's armor would stop bullets from weapons the guerillas had ammunition for, like machine guns and assault rifles.
- The BRDM four-wheel-drive amphibious scout car first appeared in the spring of 1959 and rapidly became the standard light wheeled reconnaissance vehicle in most of the Warsaw Pact armies.
- He was one of the four man crew of a wireless scout car providing air support for front line troops by relaying messages between Infantry and Army HQ.
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