Alvis FV103 Spartan Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1978
Type: Armored Personnel Carrier (APC)
National Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer(s): Alvis (BAe Systems Land Systems) - UK
Design (Crew Space, Dimensions, Weight, and Systems)
Operating Crew: 3 + 4
Length: 16.80 feet (5.12 meters)
Width: 7.35 feet (2.24 meters)
Height: 7.41 feet (2.26 meters)
Operating Weight: 9 tons (8,172 kg; 18,016 lb)
Nuclear / Biological / Chemical Protection: Yes.
Nightvision Equipment: Yes - Passive Nightvision Only.
Installed Power and Standard Road Performance
Engine(s): 1 x Jaguar J60 inline 6-cylinder gasoline engine of 190 horsepower @ 4,500rpm OR Cummins 6BT diesel-fueled engine.
Maximum Road Speed: 50 mph (80.5 km/h)
Maximum Road Range: 300 miles (483 km)
Armament and Ammunition
1 x 7.62mm General Purpose Machine Gun.
2 x 4 smoke grenade dischargers.
3,000 x 7.62mm ammunition
Global Operators / Customers
Belgium; Botswana; Jordan; Oman; United Kingdom
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
FV103 Spartan - Base Series Designation
FV120 Spartan MCT - Anti-Tank Vehicle fitting the "MILAN Compact Turrret" with dual missile launchers.