Kristi KT-4JC prototype
This unique prototype utilized a KT-4 bottom shell with a widened and
extended track system. It was delivered to the U.S. Army’s Air
Terminal Operations Center in Detroit Michigan, June 1962. The prototype
was Corvair powered and is serial number #00104. The U.S. Army
built the buoyant blobs and appears to have removed the hydraulic
suspension for their tests. Official Army documents name this prototype,
the Kristi "Water Walker."
Special thanks to Fred W. Crismon for providing additional photos and
information. Specific Kristi information found in his book U.S. Military Tracked
Vehicles, can be viewed here.
His book is a must own for any military enthusiast.
||KT-4JC Broomfield plant footage.