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Ferret Mark 1/2 (Light Reconnaissance Vehicle)

Scout Car (FV 704)


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1962
Manufactured by: The Daimler Company, Ltd.
Crew: 2
Armament: .303 cal BREN Light Machine Gun or 7.62mm GPMG.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: Very similar to the Mark 1 except for the flat faced superstructure.
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photos Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada
  Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photos Neil Baumgardner - Arlington, Virginia USA
Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photos Ron Bollen - Belgium
Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photos David Haugh - Content Editor
  Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photo (Soltau, Germany - 1984) Murdo - Scotland
Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photos Keith Paget - Northampton, UK
  Ferret Mk 1/2 Scout Car Photo (Military Vehicle Show - Kemble, UK 2005) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
    Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull & 3D Electrical Diagram (Driver and Maintenance School - Bovington Camp: Circa 1994) Clive Elliott - Editor of The Shorland Site
Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull/Interior Photos taken at the Tank Museum - Bovington, UK Keith Paget
Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull Photos taken at the Tank Museum - Bovington, UK Dennis Trowbridge

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret Scout Car Information and Photos Ferret FV701 Website

Printed

Reference Author
British Armoured Cars Since 1945 Simon Dunstan

"Daimler Ferret" (March 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Geoff Fletcher
Daimler "Ferret" Scout Car - Armored/Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Data #2 David R. Haugh
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Ferrets and Fox - AFV Weapons Profile #44 R.M. Ogorkiewicz
Ferret: the FV 700 Series In British Army Service (Warehouse Publications) Pat Ware
"Ferreting It Out" (December 1998 Issue of Military in Scale Magazine) Pat Ware
Ferret Scout Car (ISO Publications) Peter Gudgin
Ferret Scout Car in Canadian Service, The (Service Publications) Colin MacGregor Stevens
Ferret Scout Cars: In Detail" (G 030) (Wings and Wheels Publications) Kevin Browne, et al
Operation Granby: Desert Rats Armour & Transport in the Gulf War (Concord Publications) Bob Morrison
Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles In Service B.T. White

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Ferret Mk 1/2 Armored Car Model Kit Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin/Brass
Ferret Mk 1/2 Armored Car Model Kit Cromwell Models 1/35 Resin with full interior.
Ferret Mk 1/2 Armored Car Model Kit Firing Line/Dartmoor Models 1/35 Resin/Brass

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider