Also at Corowa, was this restored and running Alvis FV603 Saracen Armoured
Personnel Carrier. i was given the opportunity to go for a joyride in one.
Goto say this made my day.........! enjoy the video.........!
More info @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvis_Saracen
saracen armoured car
this is Seth Fishers new toy. 1953 Saracen armoured personel carrier.
formerly used by Snohomish CO. Sheriff SWAT team. Rolls Royce straight 8
motor. Runs great..
Armoured Car Alvis Saracen
Armoured Car Alvis Saracen in Czech Republic
World's Best Armoured personnel carriers
What i think are world's leading APCs currently in service.
There are few interesting projects out there that would make this list far
more interesting, they are only projects on paper or in prototype stage and
therefore do not qualify for this list.
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600+ on order with German and Dutch Armies, potential for 1000+, at 7
million euros its most expensive APC/IFV ever.
German Army 408 Vehicles + (up to 720)
Dutch Army -- Inital order for 200 Vehicles + future orders (up to 320)
Patria AMV Modular Vehicle, 1570 vehicles on order or being delived to
nearly a dozen nations, vehicle has modular design, Patria with basic
12.7mm turret comes around 1.6 million Euros, with 30mm/Spike ER Konsberg
turret price tag goes to 2.7 million Euros per vehicle.
Croatian Army - 126 on order with potential for 60 more vehicles after 2015
(stated requirement for 252 vehicles)
Finland -- 86 Vehicles on order with potential for 200 more as replacement
for old soviet designs still in service with the Finish Army.
Poland -- 895 on Order locally build under license vehicles are Designated
KTO Rosomak or Wolverine.
Initial order of 135 AFVs, of which 12 will be equipped with NEMO mortars.
264 units. Designated Badger
Sweden made an order for 113 vehicles +113 more after 2015
United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates Army ordered an initial evaluation batch of 15
VBCI -- French main APC/IFV built as replacement for French Army's aging
AMX-10P IFVs that are nearing end of useful service with the French Army.
France has ordered 640 of these vehicles with potential for 640 more by
2015, Spain is another nation interested in these APCs, Spain has stated
requirement for 860 modern APCs, VBCI price tag is substantial at 5.5
million euros per vehicle.
Otokar Arma Armored Personnel Carrier | Military-Today.com
http://www.military-today.com/apc/arma.htm The Arma armored personnel
carrier was developed as a private venture by Otokar to meet the Turkish
Army requirement for amphibious wheeled armored vehicle. Development
commenced in 2007 and first vehicles with 6x6 configuration were revealed
in 2010. The Turkish Army requirement is for 336 such armored vehicles. For
this requirement the Otokar Arma is competing against FNSS Pars and Patria
AMV. The Arma is also aimed at the possible export customers. Some sources
claim that Otokar already received a contract for the Arma from an
undisclosed foreign country.
RG-41 Armored Personnel Carrier | Military-Today.com
www.military-today.com/apc/rg_41.htm The RG-41 is a new armored personnel
carrier, developed by BAE Systems of South Africa. This 8x8 combat vehicle
was developed as a private venture. Development commenced in 2008. The
RG-41 is based on previous Land Systems OMC prototypes. It extends the RG
series of combat proven mine protected vehicles. The RG-41 was designed as
an affordable armored vehicle, suitable for various theatres. It is being
actively proposed for possible customers around the world. However there
have been no sales of this APC to date.
Saracen and Humber Pig in convoy
An update on the Humber Pig restoration. After Armed Forces Day in King's
Park in Stirling at which there was a gathering of vehicles from the
S.M.V.G. We left at the same time as the Saracen and travelled convoy style
through the streets of Stirling before heading our seperate ways.
VAB Ultima armoured personnel carrier Fench Army Felin future soldiers Renault Trucks Defense
The new VAB Ultima (Read more at
55 ) is the latest development of the 30 years old VAB armoured personnel
carrier designed and manufactured by the French Defence Company Renault
Trucks Defense. To answer to the new threats in Afghanistan and the use of
FELIN, the future soldier equipment which is entered in service in the
French infantry units, Renault Trucks Defense presents this new upgrade of
the VAB during at the end of November in Draguignan, France.
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M113 Armored Personnel Carrier | Military-Today.com
http://www.military-today.com/apc/m113.htm When mentioning the M113 series
of armored personnel carriers it is difficult to avoid superlatives for the
type has become the most widely produced and utilized APC of the Western
World. It's development began in 1956 by the FMC corporation and first
prototype was produced in 1957. Since production commenced in 1961 well
over 32 000 M113s and it's derivatives have been received by the US Army
alone and the overall production in total in 2001 has reached nearly 85 000
of all types. It is the most massively produced armored vehicle in the
world. M113 and its variants are in service with at least 50 countries.