Centauro Wheeled Tank Destroyer
Photo by Causa83
Photo by Mario Antonio Pena Zapatería from Irun, Spain
An IFOR marked Italian Army 19th Calvalry Regiment Consortium IVECO - OTO Melara Centauro B1 (8x8) Tank Destroyer is parked on the shoulder of a road while on patrol in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Three crewmembers are seen standing up through the two turret hatches and the driver's hatch. The Italian Army is in Bosnia during Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords.
Photo and text by PH2 Jeffery Russell
Photo by a member of the Italian Army
Centauro wheeled tank