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Alvis Saracen FV 604

Regimental Armoured Command Vehicle

 


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: UK
First Produced/Service Dates: 1958
Manufactured by: Alvis
Crew: ?
Armament: None
Engine: 8 Cylinder
Miscellaneous: Some of these vehicles have roof mounted turrets and some do NOT.  The roof is a bit different from the APC version and there are extra generators and storage bins. 
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Photo Above David Green -Oxfordshire, UK
Saracen RACV Photos (Taken at The Imperial War Museum - Duxford, UK) Chuck Aleshire - Shorewood, Illinois USA
  Saracen RACV Photo (Without Turret): F Sqn 3RTR SBA (Cyprus 1986-88) Lt. Col. Dick Taylor (RTR) - Blandford Forum, Dorset, UK
Saracen RACV Photos (Taken at The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
  Photo of the Saracen RACV Vehicle Ian Young - Military Machines International Magazine

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
   

Printed

Reference Author
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook (2nd Edition) Christopher F. Foss
"Saracen Buying" (January 2002 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) James Redmen

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Saracen Regimental ACV Kit The Atlantis Alliance 1/76  

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider