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FV101 Scorpion
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InsurgentCeLL
InsurgentCeLL Jul 4 2013, 4:07pm says:

screw the sheridan, scorpion ftw :D

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QuakeRiley
QuakeRiley Jul 4 2013, 4:20pm replied:

The Sheridan was terrible anyway.

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Sakura Matou
Sakura Matou Jul 12 2013, 3:20pm replied:

Alvis Scorpion!

I know this one from Daisenryaku :)

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QuakeRiley
QuakeRiley Jul 12 2013, 3:24pm replied:

I prefer the Scimitar, who wouldn't want a RARDEN.

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The FV101 Scorpion is a British armoured reconnaissance vehicle. It was the lead vehicle and the fire support type in the Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked), CVR(T), family of seven armoured vehicles. Manufactured by Alvis it was introduced into service with the British Army in 1973 and served until 1994. More than 3,000 were produced and used as a reconnaissance vehicle or a light tank.

Type Reconnaissance vehicle
Place of origin United Kingdom
Service history
In service 1973-

(Retired in 1994 by the UK)
Used by Users
Wars Iran–Iraq War[citation needed]
Falklands war
Gulf war
Production history
Manufacturer Alvis Vehicles Ltd, Telford, England
Variants Scorpion 90
Specifications
Weight 17,800 lb (8.074 tonnes)
Length 5.288 m (17 ft 4.2 in)
Width 2.134 m (7 ft 0.0 in)
Height 2.102 m (6 ft 10.8 in)
Crew 3[1]
Armour 12.7 mm welded aluminium
Main
armament ROF 76mm L23A1 gun
90 mm in Scorpion 90
Secondary
armament Coaxial 7.62 mm L43A1 machine gun
Engine Cummins BTA 5.9 litre (diesel)
190 hp (140 kW)
Power/weight 22.92 hp/tonne
Transmission David Brown TN15
Suspension Torsion-bar
Operational
range 756 km (470 mi)[1]
Speed 72.5 km/h (45.0 mph)
L23A1 gun
Place of origin United Kingdom
Service history
In service 1973-present
Production history
Manufacturer Royal Ordnance
Specifications
Length 2.157 m (7 ft 0.9 in)
Calibre 76 mm (3.0 in)
Rate of fire 6 rounds per minute
Effective range 2,200 m (2,400 yd)

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