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Semovente da 90/53

Semovente da 90/53

The first prototype was completed on 5 March 1942 and after some tests a first order was placed for thirty vehicles plus 15 command ones which were to be delivered no later than the end of April.

Semovente da 105/25

Semovente da 105/25

A total of 494 were ordered, however, only half were built by the time of the armistice signing. The Germans utilized these vehicles after the Italian armistice of 8 Sep 43, and used them effectively against the Allies in Italy.

Semovente da 149/40

Semovente da 149/40

The Semovente da 149/40 was a completely unprotected weapon as the long gun barrel was placed on an open mounting carried on the turretless tank chassis. The gun crew stood in the open to serve the gun that had is trunnions mounted right to the rear to absorb some of the recoil forces produced on firing.

Armored Vehicle Production 1940-1945

Italian armored vehicle production from 1940-1945.

Tanks and Armored Vehicles used by RSI Forces

A listing of tanks and armored vehicles used by RSI forces.