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Alvis Saracen

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    alvis saracen

    Saracen APC - representative of the family of machines FV-6OO,

    being developed for the British army after the Second

    World War. Saracens began production in 1952 and

    immediately get priority over others, as the war with

    guerrillas in Malaya showed the convenience of this machine. In the 60s he

    armored vehicle was the only English, but then

    began to take positions better armored and more mobile

    tracked FV 432. However, in Northern Ireland, as well as in Africa,

    And in the Middle East these machines continued to serve until the 80s.

    This machine has many common components with

    Saladin armored personnel wheel circuit 6x6. Based on

    Saracens established sanitary and command and staff car, and

    Also how

    not taken into service options -

    radar and mine.

    Production:

    UK

    Crew:

    2 +10

    weight:

    8,64 ton

    Dimensions:

    length 5.23 m, width 2.54 m, height 2.46 m

    Range:

    400 km (248 miles)

    Armor:

    June 1 mm

    Armament:

    two 7.62mm machine guns

    Engine

    :

    One 8-cylinder petrol engine

    Rolls-Royce V-80 Mk-6A capacity of 160 liters. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed of 72 km / h, 1.1 m fording,

    wall Fording 0.5 m, 1.5 m trench





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