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FV 101 CVR(T) Scorpion

Alvis has produced a substantial part of the British Army’s tank fleet and has maintained high export levels. Its family of combat vehicles includes the Scorpion, Spartan, Sultan, Samson and Scimitar tanks and also the Saracen armoured personnel carrier and the Saladin armoured vehicle. The ageing Scorpion and Scimitar vehicles did not stand out as efficient machines in the Gulf and Bosnian conflicts.


Type Tracked light reconnaissance vehicle
Manufacturer Alvis
Weight 8073 kg
Length 4.79 m
Height 2.1 m
Armor Material Aluminum
Armor Thickness Average of 25mm
Maximum Speed 80.5 kph on-road
Powerplant Perkins T6-3544
Horsepower 200 hp

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