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Just arrived direct from the military Spartan FV103 CVRT Armoured Personnel Carrier
These vehicles are now becoming a rare find and this is the last one we have available
The vehicle is in excellent condition throughout
The Spartan vehicle featuring a length of 17 feet, a width of 8 feet and a height of 8.5 feet. Its low profile and compact size make it an agile and small target on the battlefield. As an infantry mover, the vehicle is armed solely with a 7.62mm General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) for self-defense and suppression of enemy infantry. Eight smoke grenade dischargers (two banks of four each) are situated along the vehicle`s sides and used for screening the vehicle. Power is served from a diesel-fueled powerpack, Maximum road speeds reach 60 miles per hour with an operational road range out to 320 miles. The Spartan retains an amphibious quality, relying on an erected (by the crew) floatation screen and propelled through water sources by the movement of its own tracks. Running gear consists of a "track-and-wheel" arrangement featuring five rubber-tired road wheels to a hull side, the drive sprocket at front and the track idler at rear. No track return rollers are featured.
A standard Spartan operating crew is three though two are used when arranged to carry more infantry. Four passengers can be fitted with the standard three-crew. The driver sits at front-left with the powerpack to his immediate right and this then opens the bulk of the hull for the crew, supplies and storage. A cupola is identified just aft of the driver`s position for the commander and can mount the machine gun armament.
The specification of the Spartan FV103 Armoured Vehicle
500 Hours / 9,221 Miles only
Designation: Alvis FV103 Spartan
Contractor: Alvis (BAe Systems Land Systems), Telford, UK
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Type: Armored Personnel Carrier
Production Period 1978 - circa 1995
Crew: 7 ( driver, Commander/gunner, section leader, 4 troops)
*Sometimes an estimate when actual production numbers
are not available. A value of 0 indicative of NA.DIMENSIONS Spartan FV103:
Type APC Crew 3 + 4
Length**, overall 5.1m
Length, hull 5.1m
Width, overall 2.2m
Height, overall 2.3m
Combat Weight 8172kg
Weight: 9.0 tons (US Short) | 8,172 kilograms
Unloaded Weight n/a
**If a tank, overall length is with gun forwards whenever possible.
SUPPORT SYSTEMS Armoured Vehicles:
NBC System: Yes
Night Vision: Yes - Passive Nightvision Only
Communication, crew n/a
Radio, external n/a MOBILITY CHARACTERISTICS Spartan FV103 Armoured Vehicles
Engine Cummins 6BT A 5.9 Litre petrol 190 HP
Transmission TN15 crossdrive, semi-automatic (7 forward, 7 reverse)
Horsepower 190hp at 4750rpm
Suspension torsion bar
Power/Weight Ratio 23.3hp/t
Track Width 43.2cm
Maximum Speed: 50 miles per hour | 80.5 kilometers per hour
Maximum Range***: 300 miles | 483 kilometers
(1) Maximum speed 7km/h on water.
(2) Amphibious with preparation.
Track Ground Contact n/a
Fuel Capacity 386 l
Ground Pressure 0.34kg/cm2
Fuel Consumption n/a
Vertical Obstacle 0.5m
Turning Radius 1.8m
Trench Crossing 2.1m
Ground Clearance 0.36m
Fording 1.1m (2)
***Values indicative of vehicles road range (for self-propelled vehicles) OR maximum effective firing range (for stationary towed-artillery systems).
SURVIVABILITY FEATURES Spartan FV103 Armoured Vehicles
Smoke Laying 2 x 4 smoke grenade dischargers
Armor Details All-welded aluminium armor providing protection against 14.5mm projectiles over the
frontal arc and protection against 7.62mm armor-piercing projectiles over the remainder of the vehicle.
ARMAMENT Armoured Vehicles:
1 x 7.62mm machine gun
2 x 4 smoke grenade dischargers
Gun Traverse n/a
Traverse Rate n/a
Elevation Rate manual
Gun Stabilization n/a
Night Vision yes
Secondary Armament small arms
AMMUNITION Spartan FV103:
3,000 x 7.62mm ammunition
Radio, external n/a
Communication, crew n/aHistory Spartan FV103
Major Series Variants (Not for sale):
- FV101 Scorpion - Base Reconnaissance Model with 90mm main gun.
- FV101 Scorpion 90 - Updated FV101 base Scorpion model.
- FV102 Striker - Anti-Tank Vehicle featuring 5 x Swingfire anti-tank missiles.
- FV104 Samaritan - Battlefield Ambulance
- FV105 Sultan - Battlefield Command Vehicle
- FV106 Samson - Battlefield Recovery Vehicle
- FV107 Scimitar - Reconnaissance Vehicle featuring a 30mm gun.
- Streaker - High Mobility Carrier
- Sabre - Reconnaissance Vehicle featuring a 30mm powered turret.
- FV4333 Stormer - Armored Personnel Carrier based on Scorpion chassis.
Belgium, Jordan, Oman and the United Kingdom.
Released from service by the British MOD (Ministry of Defence)
500 Hours / 9,221 Miles
Year of Manufacture: The price:
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