5RAR Tiger Logo Armour in Support

 
APCs carrying members of A Company 5RAR 1 Platoon A Company 5RAR 2nd Tour

Members of 1 Platoon A Company mounted on Armoured Personnel Carriers during an operation in 1969. Cpl (later Sgt) John Logan is seated on the ramp of the nearest carrier. Although an APC was capable of carrying a Rifle Section of 10 men securely inside its passenger compartment (this was particularly useful when under direct enemy fire), Australian infantry preferred to ride on top of the carrier when travelling across country.

 

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