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BI was designed in 1939 as an expandable remote controlled mine clearing vehicle. It towed mine detonation rollers.From 1939 to May of 1940, 50 Sd.Kfz.300 BI were produced.
In April of 1940, BII was ordered and it was planned to produce additional 100 BII vehicles starting in July of 1940.
BII was to be larger and powered by 6 cylinder engine but only prototypes were made and issued to Mineraeum-Kompanie.
Also amphibious (swimming) variant of BII, known as Ente (Duck) was produced in prototype form only.
BI was only used in used in field trial tests with Minenraeum-Kompanie and didn’t see actual combat service.
Kleiner Panzer Befehlswagen I (Sd.Kfz.265) were used as radio control vehicles for both BI and BII.
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