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Ferret Mark 2/6 Scout Car

with Vigilant Missile System


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1972
Manufactured by: The Daimler Company, Ltd
Crew: 2
Armament: Vigilant Anti-Tank Missile System (2) on sides of turret (2 Spares on Side of Hull); 7.62mm OR. 30 cal. LMG in turret.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: Very similar to the Mark 2 and Mark 2/3 except for the flat faced superstructure.
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
    Ferret Mk 2/6 with Vigilant Missile System Photos British Ministry of Defence
Ferret Mk 2/6 with Vigilant Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Peter Brown - Wimborne, Dorset, England
Ferret Mk 2/6 with Vigilant Photos  (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) David Green - Oxfordshire, UK
Ferret Mk 2/6 with Vigilant Missile System Photo (Above) Lt. Col. James Loop Collection via David R. Haugh - Content Editor
Ferret Mk 2/6 with Vigilant Missile System Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
Ferret Mk 2/3 Scout Car with ENTAC Missile Photos (The Army Museum at Bandiana, Australia) Nick - Australia
Ferret Mk 2/7 Scout Car Photo (This was a Mark 2/6 with Vigilant Missile System Removed) Peter Brown
    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

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret Scout Car Information and Photos Ferret-AFV.org Website
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 Pat Ware Warehouse Military Vehicle Datafile

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Ferret Mk 2/6 w/ Vigilant Missiles Model Kit Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin/Brass
Ferret Mk 2/6 w/ Vigilant Missiles Model Kit Firing Line/Dartmoor Models 1/35 White Metal/and Resin?
Ferret Mk 2/3 & 2/6 with Vigilant Missiles Model Kit (PWB-13) Matador Models 1/76 Resin.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Ferret 2/6 Scout Car Model Kit Photos (1/76- Matador Models) Ron Bell - Columbus, Ohio USA