Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The FV101 Scorpion holds the Guinness world record for the fastest production tank

The FV101 Scorpion is a British armoured reconnaissance vehicle. It was the lead vehicle and the fire support type in the Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked), CVR (T), family of seven armoured vehicles. Manufactured by Alvis, it was introduced into service with the British Army in 1973 and was withdrawn in 1994. More than 3,000 were …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

A British Valentine tank MK III from 1940

The Tank, Infantry, Mk III, Valentine was an infantry tank produced in the United Kingdom during the Second World War. More than 8,000 of the type were produced in eleven marks, plus various specialised variants, accounting for approximately a quarter of wartime British tank production. Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon—an associate company of Vickers—and Birmingham Railway …

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