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Alvis Scorpion tank 49 AT 16
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No: 56   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Alvis   Country: Scotland
Alvis Scorpion tank 49 AT 16

A Scorpion tank which was in use with the British army. Now on display at the Grampian Transport museum in Alford, Aberdeenshire.

The FV101 Scorpion is a British light tank, part of the Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) or, CVR(T) family. The full design name is Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) Fire Support (Scorpion). Manufactured by Alvis Vickers it was introduced into service with the British Army in 1973 and served until 1994.More than 3,000 were produced. It is also one of the fastest tanks in the world, along with pre-WWII BT series.
(Text : Wikipedia)


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