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15º REGIMENTO DE CAVALARIA MECANIZADO-ESCOLA, VILA MILITAR, RIO DE JANEIRO, RIO DE JANEIRO STATE, BRAZIL



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Location Category ID:
37250
Address: Avenida Duque de Caxias, 2486, Vila Militar, Rio de Janeiro 21.615-220
Telephone: (21)2457-5196
Email: 15rcmec_s1 [at] rjo.ccom.eb.mil.br (Replace [at] with @)
Opening Times:
Official Website: 15RCMec
15RCMec History
Other Links: 15º Regimento de Cavalaria Mecanizado-Escola
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Latitude, Longitude: -22.86598339 , -43.40525507
Location Accuracy: 7
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This is the home of 15º Regimento de Cavalaria Mecanizado-Escola (15º RCMec, 15th Mechanised Cavalry Regiment School). A number of vehicles are on display near the front entrance including an M3A1 scout car, M3 half-track and M8 armoured car.

Main Entrance



Location ID:
37250
Latitude, Longitude:-22.86689782, -43.40468913
Location Accuracy:7



1) L3/35 Tankette Italian


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4
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Unique ID: 1777
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This CV33 is displayed on the pavement beside the entrance. It is surrounded by a low chain fence.

Tank Display Area



Location ID:
37252
Latitude, Longitude:-22.86697937, -43.4052886
Location Accuracy:7



2) M41C Light Tank American


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Unique ID: 1778
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Memorial



Location ID:
37256
Latitude, Longitude:-22.86598339, -43.40525507
Location Accuracy:6



3) L3/35 Tankette Italian


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Unique ID: 1779
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Other Identification: ‘Club’ playing card symbol in white circle painted on superstructure sides.

This L3 is missing its mudguards. It is displayed with its right half embedded in a brick wall as a memorial. The wall carries a plaque that reads “ESQD PAIVA CHAVES”.