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Alvis Scorpion

Allvis Sc0rpi0n

The Scorpion range of light armoured vehicles is unusual in having an aluminium hull and being powered by the Jaguar 4.2 litre 6-cylinder engine (shades of E-type Jag'). The range includes the Scorpion tank, Spartan armoured personnel carrier (APC) and Samson armoured recovery vehicle (ARV).
- 4wd.sofcom.com/Mil/Mil.html

  • Scorpion: light tank, by Alvis (UK) and Malines (Belgium)
  • loa: 4.9m, width: 2.4m
  • Jaguar, 4.2L, petrol, 6-cyls, 2-valves/cyl, ohc
  • transmission: 7-speed (fwd and rev)
  • in service (UK): 1972 - 1997+/-
  • main armament: 76mm gun
  • variants:
    • Spartan armoured personnel carrier, APC
    • Samson armoured recovery vehicle FV106
    • Sultan Command Vehicle

Go to the Scorpion 2000, Alvis, Stalwart and Military Vehicle pages


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