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Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain, Australia and France.
First Produced/Service Dates: 1952
Manufactured by: The Daimler Company, Ltd.
Crew: 3
Armament: Turret: 7.62mm OR .30 cal. Light Machine Gun
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: Very similar to the Ferret Mark 2/3 except for lack of upgraded armor and a smaller turret.  The turret on the Mark 2 was the same as the one mounted on some Saracen APC's.
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car ("Cut Away") Photo (Imperial War Museum - Duxford) Jacques Dujardin - France
Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car Photos David Haugh - Content Editor
      Ferret Mark 2 (34 BA 92) and Mark 2/3 Scout Car (00 DD 44) Photos (Borneo - Circa 1965) Imperial War Museum
  Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car Photo (Cyprus - Circa 1964) Imperial War Museum
Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car Photos (RAAC Museum -Puckapunyal) Brad James - Australia
Ferret 2 Scout Car ("Cut Away") Photos (Imperial War Museum - Duxford Patrick Keenan - Editor
Ferret 2 Scout Car Photos (Army Museum Bandiana - Australia) Ley Reynolds (Platypus Publications) - Australia
Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car Photos (1970's-1980's) Lt. Col. Dick Taylor (RTR) - Blandford Forum, Dorset, UK
  Ferret Mark 2 or 2/3 Scout Car Photo Robert Goldman - Kfar Saba, Israel
  Ferret Mark 2 or 2/3 Scout Car Photo Marius van Aardt - South Africa
    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 (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Keith Paget - Northampton, UK
Ferret Scout Car Instructional Hull Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK

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
British Infantry Brigade Berlin: Armoured Vehicles of the... (Tankograd British Special No. 9001) Andreas Kirchhoff

"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 Scout Cars: In Detail" (G 030) (Wings and Wheels Publications) Kevin Browne, et al
Ferret: the FV 700 Series In British Army Service Pat Ware Warehouse Military Vehicle Datafile

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Ferret Mark 2 Scout Car Model Kit Firing Line/Dartmoor Models 1/35 Resin/Brass

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider