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No production run was ever done. Just one prototype. Production of combat tanks were deemed more important than a artillery observation vehicle.Apollyon wrote:There were supossed to be 41 made did any ever see combat?
I seem to recall reading that somewhere too. However, it never happened.Apollyon wrote:From what I read they were not "prodution" tanks they were refits to damaged vehicles.
nigelfe wrote:I could comment that before you need OP tanks you need sufficient artillery to make them worth while. Looking at the picture there aren't any obvious signs of arty specific instruments and there aren't the number of antennas one might expect (based on UK's quite extensive use of OP tanks including many with dummy guns).