In service within the French army as of 1980, he replaced the EBR (Armoured Recce Vehicle) within light cavalry regiments.
The AMX-10 RC is a recce wheeled armoured vehicle fitted with a 105 mm gun. It has a very good mobility on road and off road.
In the late 2000s, this equipment was modernized. Thus, 256 ones have been brought to the AMX 10 RCR standard (upgraded).
The AMX-10 RC was of all commitments of the French army, particularly during the Gulf War, the Republic of Ivory coast, and more recently in Mali.