|Malaxa tip UE|
Between the second half of 1939 and the first months of 1941, 126 Malaxa tip UE carriers have been built at Malaxa (Rogifer) factory in Bucharest, out of a planned number of 300. The carrier was a licensed version of Renault Chenillette d'Infanterie Type UE, and it was intended for towing the Schneider anti-tank guns in the anti-tank companies and for carrying the fuel and ammunition of the motorised cavalry regiments. After the invasion of France the production could not be resumed as it depended on Renault imports. During the first years of the campaign in the East many carriers were destroyed or captured by the Soviets and by 1943 the fifty surviving vehicles were retreated to depots. Thirty-three carriers were distributed to different training centres, the other seventeen being sent to Rogifer factory for repairs. Between January and March 1944, the carriers in factory were adapted to tow the German 50mm anti-tank guns, after which they were distributed to different divisions on the Moldavian front. Most of them were captured by the Soviets during the immediate period after 23 August.
|Weight of trailer||740kg|
|Engine||Renault, 4 cylinders, water cooled|
|Max road speed||30km/h|
|Max cross-country speed||20km/h|