Specifications for the
Alvis FV101 Scorpion
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Alvis Vehicles, Coventry, UK
Initial Year of Service: 1973
Production Total: 3,000
Focus Model: Alvis FV101 Scorpion
Overall Length: 15.72 ft (4.79 m)
Width: 7.32 ft (2.23 m)
Height: 6.89 ft (2.10 m)
Weight: 8.9 US Short Tons (8,073 kg; 17,798 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x Jaguar J60 6-cylinder gasoline engine generating 190 horsepower at 4,750rpm (later replaced by Cummins diesel-fueled engine).
Maximum Speed: 50 mph (80.5 km/h)
Maximum Range: 400 miles (644 km)
NBC Protection: Yes
1 x 76mm Royal Ordnance Factory main gun (early) OR 1 x 90mm Cockerill main gun (late).
1 x 7.62mm coaxial machine gun
1 x 7.62mm Anti-Aircraft (AA) machine gun (optional).
2 x 4 smoke grenade dischargers
40 x 76mm projectiles
3,000 x 7.62mm ammunition
8 x Smoke Grenades
FV101 "Scorpion" - Base Series Designation; originally armed with 76mm main gun; early forms installed Jaguar powerplant while later forms utilized Cummins diesel engines.
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