M113 is an armored personnel carrier (APC) of the USA of the 1960s. Developed in 1957-1959. It was put into mass production in January 1960, as of 2008, its production is still ongoing. The total production of the M113, including cars based on it, amounted to about 85,000 units. For a long time it remained the main armored personnel carrier of the United States, was also supplied in significant quantities to other countries and was used in many armed conflicts. As of the 2000s, it is still in service with a number of countries, including the United States, although it is gradually being replaced by more modern machines.