Just a lone wanderer =3

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
FV101 Scorpion
view previous next
Share Image
Share on Facebook Tweet Email a friend
Embed Image
Post comment Comments
InsurgentCeLL Jul 4 2013 says:

screw the sheridan, scorpion ftw :D

+3 votes     reply to comment
QuakeRiley Jul 4 2013 replied:

The Sheridan was terrible anyway.

+3 votes     reply to comment
Sakura Matou Jul 12 2013 replied:

Alvis Scorpion!

I know this one from Daisenryaku :)

+2 votes     reply to comment
QuakeRiley Jul 12 2013 replied:

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

+2 votes     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only


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
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
armament ROF 76mm L23A1 gun
90 mm in Scorpion 90
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
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
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)

Image Details
Jul 4th, 2013
Embed Thumb
Report Abuse
Report media
Add Media
Members only