Armored personnel carrier

SKOT is an amphibious armored personnel carrier (8x8), developed jointly by Poland and Czechoslovakia (ČSSR) well into the 1960s. SKOT entered service with Polish and Czechoslovak armies in 1963. It was produced until the early 1970s. It still is in service with Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. OT-64 SKOT was also exported to eleven different countries (Algeria, Cambodia, India, Iraq, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Uganda and Uruguay). A total number of vehicles produced for the Polish Army, the Czechoslovak Army and for export is 4,500.


Country Poland, Czechoslovakia
Manufacturer Fabryka Samochodów Ciężarowych w Lublinie
Vehicle type armored personnel carrier
Crew 2 + 10
Production years 1963 - 1971
Copies approx. 4 500


Engine 8-cylinder, diesel, four-stroke, V-model
Fuel tank capacity 350 l
Armor welded from rolled plates
length/width/height 7,44 m / 2,55 m / 2,83 m
Clearance 0,4 m
Mass 12,9 t
Speed 95 km/h (road), 8-9 km/h (water)
Reach 650 - 740 km


1 machine gun KPWT cal. 14,5 mm conjugated with 7,62 mm machine gun PKT

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