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FV301
Fv301.jpg
FV301 Mockup
Type Light Tank
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Service history
In service 1947 - 1950 (project cancelled)
Production history
Manufacturer Vickers
Number built 2 Prototypes
Specifications (FV301)
Weight 21 tons
Crew 3

Armour 2 inch
Primary
armament
77 mm HV
80 rounds
Secondary
armament
co-axial .30 cal Browning machine gun
Engine Rolls-Royce Meteor
500 hp
Suspension Torsion bar

The FV300 series was a series of tanks produced by the United Kingdom between 1947-50, a few years after World War II. The project was cancelled in the latter year, during the prototype stage. It was produced by Vickers.

Variants

  • FV301 21 ton tank with 77mm gun (based on A46)
  • FV302 GPO/CPO Command Vehicle
  • FV303 20pdr Self Propelled Gun
  • FV304 25pdr Self Propelled Gun
  • FV305 5.5 inch Self Propelled Gun
  • FV306 Light Armoured Recovery Vehicle
  • FV307 Radar Vehicle
  • FV308 Field Artillery Tractor
  • FV309 RA section vehicle
  • FV310 Armoured Personnel Carrier
  • FV311 Armoured Load Carrier

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